A companion novel to the critically-acclaimed and award-winning THE SONG FROM SOMEWHERE ELSE, which won the Amnesty CILIP Honour for Illustration 2018, was shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal and longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal.The extraordinary new novel written by A.F. Harrold and illustrated by Levi Pinfold: a story of friendship, betrayal, acceptance and doing what is right. It shows how a seemingly small action can have a huge ripple effect through the world as we know it. Comic, scary and deeply moving, this is an unforgettable read.A dream author and illustrator team - this book is poised to win both attention and accolades.A.F. Harrold is an English poet who spends his time onstage, writing poems and books, and stroking his beard (it helps churn the ideas). He is the author of The Song from Somewhere Else (illustrated by Levi Pinfold), the Fizzlebert Stump series and the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal longlisted The Imaginary (illustrated by Emily Gravett). He lives in Reading with a stand-up comedian and two cats. Levi Pinfold has been drawing from imagination for as long as he can remember. His published picture books are The Django, Black Dog and Greenling. Black Dog won the prestigious CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal in 2013. Born in the Forest of Dean, he has somehow found himself living in northern NSW, Australia. He likes paintings, books, music and some cats.An extraordinary story about friendship and betrayal. Of revenge and retribution but also redemption. Perfect for 11+ readers who enjoy Stranger Things. Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Illustration in 2023. Hex never meant for the girl to follow him and his friend Tommo into the woods. He never meant for her to fall off the rope swing and break her arm. When the finger of blame is pointed at him, Hex runs deep into the woods and his fierce sense of injustice leads him to a strange clearing in the woods - a clearing that has never been there before - where an old lady in a cottage offers him a deal. She'll rid the world of those who wronged him and Hex can carry on his life with them all forgotten and as if nothing ever happened. But what Hex doesn't know is someone else has been offered the same deal. When Hex's best friend Tommo wakes up the next day, he is in a completely different world but he only has murmurs of memories of the world before. Moments of deja vu that feel like Tommo's lived this day before. Can Tommo put the world right again? Back to how it was? Or can he find a way to make a new world that could be better for them all?A powerful and poignant story about friendship and betrayal from the author of the critically acclaimed The Imaginary, illustrated by award-winning illustrator Levi Pinfold. Perfect for fans of David Almond, Anthony McGowan and Neil Gaiman. Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Illustration 2023.A "what if" story about alternative versions of lives, and the consequences of our actions. Levi Pinfold adds dark, realist, atmospheric illustrations that heighten the drama.A beautifully written dark & twisty book which lingers long after the final page has been turned. Levi Pinfold's haunting illustrations add to the magicYet again A.F Harrold & Levi Pinfold have produced a near perfect work of art. Harrold words bring wit and wonder together, and their spirit is beautifully caught by Pinfold's images.AF Harold is an astonishing writer and this story of lost and found friendships is brimming over with dark imagination and magical storytelling. No one will be able to forget spending time in his worldA dark and intriguing mystery, full of Pinfold's breath-taking artwork.Broodingly atmospheric ... A fantasy blending the strange and the everydayLuxuriantly illustrated by the fabulous Levi Pinfold. This exceptional book about friendship and paths not taken should rake in awards.This spellbinding story asks what you would do if you could rewrite history and wipe clean everyone's memory of events - and even of people. This is the dilemma confronting troubled Hex when a menacing old woman offers to 'disappear' those who accuse him of causing an accident. Beautifully written and illustrated, this is poignant, dark and thought-provokingWith darkly beautiful monochrome illustrations by Levi Pinfold, this is a story about best friends Hex and Tommo who find themselves caught up in a bargain that changes their world. With classic Grimm-esque fairytale vibes, this is a Stranger Things style tale that's utterly spellbindingExtraordinary ... as moving, strange and profound as SkelligPoet AF Harrold's The Worlds We Leave Behind (Bloomsbury) - a contemporary fairytale about accidents, decisions and alternate realities - was dizzying in its scope. Levi Pinfold's sensationally dark, atmospheric illustrations only amplifiedAn impeccably crafted, cerebral fantasy.
|Title:||TheWorlds We Leave Behind|
|Author:||A.F. HarroldLevi Pinfold|
A.F. Harrold (1975 - present) is an English poet and author who writes and performs for adults and children. Some of the things he makes (books, poems, faces) are funny, some are strange, some are sad, and many of them involve the privilege of working with amazing illustrators. He often visits schools, reading poems and running workshops and juggling ideas. He is the owner of many books, a handful of hats, a few good ideas and one beard. He lives in Reading with a stand-up comedian and two cats.Levi Pinfold has been drawing from his imagination for as long as he can remember. He has published many acclaimed books, and is a winner of the prestigious CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal. Born in the Forest of Dean, he has somehow found himself living in northern New South Wales, Australia. He likes paintings, books, music and some cats.