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The Boy with Two Shadows

Margaret Mahy, Sarah Greig

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Interest age: from c 4 years, Picture books

Margaret Mahy's magical story, The Boy With Two Shadows, is re-released with new illustrations from the Margaret Mahy Illustration Prize Winner Sarah Greig.

There once was a little boy who took great care of his shadow...

One day a witch notices the care he has for his shadow and asks him to look after her shadow while she goes away on holiday. But minding a witch's shadow turns out to be more complicated than the boy ever imagined!

Discover a magical and mischievous story about a boy, a witch and one cheeky shadow.

From the celebrated children's writer Margaret Mahy and award-winning illustrator Sarah Greig.

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Praise for The Boy with Two Shadows

  • Mahy, of course, brings considerable wit to telling this wry fable. - Kirkus

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Margaret Mahy

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

Jonathan Allen (Illustrator)
Jonathan Allen is an author and illustrator who studied illustration at Pratt Institute and holds a Master's Degree in painting from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He has written and illustrated many books, as well as illustrating some of the works of favoured children's author Margaret Mahy.

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