From master storyteller and bestselling children's author Katherine Rundell, this is an unforgettable adventure that feels like a modern classicWith glorious, funny, irresistible illustrations by award-winning Sara Ogilvie, illustrator of the bestselling The Detective Dog and The Hospital Dog by Julia DonaldsonKatherine Rundell is the winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award and has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Her 2017 novel, The Explorer, won the Costa Children's Book AwardKatherine's books have sold over half a million copies in the UK, and The Explorer alone has sold over 250,000 copies in the UK since its publication in 2017. She is published in over thirty countries worldwideKatherine Rundell is a bestselling author whose novels for children include Rooftoppers, The Wolf Wilder, The Explorer and The Good Thieves. She has won the Costa Children's Book Award, the Blue Peter Book Award and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, amongst many others. She was a 2021 World Book Day author and has also published two picture books for children and three non-fiction books for adults, including Super-Infinite: The Transformations of John Donne, winner of the 2022 Baillie Gifford Prize, and The Golden Mole and Other Living Treasure, shortlisted for the 2022 Waterstones Book of the Year. Her books have sold millions of copies worldwide. Katherine spent her childhood in Africa and Europe before taking her degree at the University of Oxford and becoming a Fellow of All Souls College. As well as writing, she studies Renaissance literature and occasionally goes climbing on the rooftops late at night. Sara Ogilvie is an award-winning illustrator and printmaker, who has illustrated many bestselling and much-loved children's books, including The Detective Dog and The Hospital Dog by Julia Donaldson, and Dogs Don't Do Ballet by Anna Kemp. Born and bred in Edinburgh, she now lives with her family in Newcastle upon Tyne._______________ A TIMES CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK **'The year's most magnificent adventure' - Guardian** **'Fizzing with anarchic energy' - Daily Mail** **'An intoxicating adventure' - Observer** **'Utterly engaging' - Sunday Times** _______________ Mink doesn't believe in rules. She loves running wild and free. So, when a zebra appears in the square where she lives and she finds out that his parents have been captured by the evil Mr Spit, she knows that it's up to her to help. So begins a grand adventure to rescue a whole menagerie of animals - an adventure that will take all of Mink's courage and determination. Written with generous helpings of warmth and humour, this is a timeless picture book about bravery, friendship and the importance of taking action. With stunning illustrations by award-winning illustrator Sara Ogilvie, illustrator of The Detective Dog, this modern classic from bestselling children's author Katherine Rundell is an unmissable treat.From award-winning Katherine Rundell comes a picture book about bravery, friendship and adventure, illustrated by bestselling Sara OgilvieJoyously anarchic in both word and illustration, sizzling with imagination and colourAn intoxicating adventureFizzing with anarchic energy, this beautifully illustrated escapade is a romp from start to finishRundell and Ogilvie have more than earned their stripes as a duo with this pacy zebra caperA delightful modern-day classic with a strong-willed and determined young girl whose passion for fighting for what is right is something all readers can aspire toRundell has identified a need in the children's books market: longer, wordier picture books for five to seven-year-olds that have the large pages and beautiful pictures of titles for younger children but with more challenging language, a meatier story and some very fruity baddiesUtterly engagingThe year's most magnificent adventureA writer with an utterly distinctive voice and wild imaginationOne of our most talented writers for childrenRundell's playful style is paired with the bright, bustling drawings of Ogilvie to tell an intoxicating adventure.
|Title:||TheZebra's Great Escape|
|Author:||Katherine RundellSara Ogilvie|
Katherine Rundell is the bestselling author of five children's novels and has won the Costa Children's Book Award, the Blue Peter Book Award and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize amongst many others. Katherine spent her childhood in Africa and Europe before taking her degree at the University of Oxford and becoming a Fellow of All Souls College. As well as writing, she studies Renaissance literature and occasionally goes climbing on the rooftops late at night. Katherine will be a World Book Day author for 2021.