Brand-new full colour red Early Reader edition of this charming story from the CARNEGIE MEDAL-winning and HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN AWARD-nominee author Margaret Mahy, with brand new illustrations by Jenny Williams.
Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.
Michael loves to make things up, and when he and his dad go for a walk, they can't believe what they see. Islands. Giants. Even mermaids...
A brand-new full colour Early Reader edition of this favourite story, with charming illustrations by Jenny Williams, illustrator of the beautiful and classic picture book, A LION IN THE MEADOW.
Margaret Mahy (Author)
Margaret Mahy (1936-2012) is one of New Zealand's most celebrated children's writers. She is the author of more than 150 titles, which have been translated into many different languages and sold around the world. Appointed to the Order of New Zealand in 1993, Mahy also won many global prizes for children's writers, including the Carnegie Medal and the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award.
'It is in the nature of books, that they have the capacity to make you feel powerful about what you can alter and achieve in your life' - Margaret Mahy
Sarah Greig (Illustrator)
An award winning illustrator from Christchurch, New Zealand. Sarah graduated from Canterbury University with a Fine Arts degree in 2001, then embarked on her big O.E. to Europe. Two years quickly turned into twelve after finding work as a shoe and graphic designer for an artisanal shoe brand in Antwerpen, Belgium. She moved back to her hometown of Christchurch in 2014 to start a new adventure...