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The Worm and the Bird


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About the Author

Coralie Bickford-Smith is a designer at Penguin Books. Her first book, The Fox and the Star, was named Waterstones Book of the Year and was one of Time Out's 100 Best Children's Books of All Time. Her design work has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Guardian. Her cover design has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts in the United States and Design and Art Direction in the UK.


Praise for The Worm and the Bird

"I love love love it, just beautiful."
--Millie Marotta "It's touching, lovely to look at, beautifully conceived and designed. Good for children, and busy grown-ups too."
--David Gentleman "Absolutely stunning. A very sweet story with a touch of dark humour too. Wonderful. A fantastic book."
--Chris Haughton "I love it. A book to buy and treasure, for yourself or others."
--Marion Deuchars

"Gorgeous gold foil, illustrations and end papers make this a perfect gift for any book lover. It is a beautiful and subtly dark tale about life and its endless possibilities."
-Waterstones Piccadilly "It's a stunner, both inside and out!!!"
-@theartfulelle "The Worm and the Bird is possibly the most beautiful Children's book this year! Following the Waterstones favourite, The Fox and the Star, Coralie Bickford-Smith has produced another stunning book!"
--Waterstones Jubilee Place "The Worm and the Bird is an autumnal delight. Beware some mild peril and an occasional sense of dread. Mainly be prepared to be stunned by its beauty."
-@savidgereads "If you loved The Fox and the Star as much as we did, get ready to be amazed by Coralie Bickford Smith's new book The Worm and The Bird! The Worm and the Bird is further proof of her outstanding talent for illustration and for storytelling that will entrance children (and adults) of all ages!"
-Waterstones Coventry "The Worm and the Bird is a simple, beautifully illustrated tale that made our eyes sparkle and our hearts sing."
-Loll Kirby, @hellogatherandgrow "The talented Coralie Bickford-Smith has released a new book called The Worm and the Bird - and it's gorgeous! Anyone who fell in love with The Fox and the Star will love this!"
-Waterstones Alton "Another beautifully designed work, this seemingly simple tale addresses themes of life and death, and the importance of living in the moment."
-Eliza Williams, "Creative Review" "Sometimes we just need to pick up a children's book to remember important life lessons. Through brilliant vivid illustrations, The Worm and the Bird reminds us to appreciate what we have and enjoy where we are. It's a visual delight for readers of all ages."

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