Mouse Bird Snake Wolf

Mouse Bird Snake Wolf

Book - 2013
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The imagination of three children takes on unexpected life in a creation tale from the dream team of David Almond and Dave McKean.

The gods have created a world that is safe and calm and rather wonderful. They have built mountains, forests, and seas and filled the world with animals, people, and unnamed beasts. Now their days are fat with long naps in the clouds, mutual admiration, and tea and cake. But their world has gaps in it filled with emptiness, gaps that intrigue Harry, Sue, and little Ben until they begin to see what might fill them. One by one the children conjure, from twigs and leaves and stones, a mousy thing, a chirpy thing, and a twisty legless thing. But as the children's ideas grow bolder, the power of their visions proves greater and more dangerous than they, or the gods, could ever have imagined. Is it possible to unmake what's been made?
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2013
Edition: 1st U.S. ed. --
ISBN: 9780763659127
0763659126
Branch Call Number: J FIC Almon 6939
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill
Additional Contributors: McKean, Dave

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