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Somewhere Else: A Picture Book (Hardcover)

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By Gus Gordon, Gus Gordon (Illustrator)
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Gordon’s books are delightful, his characters seem so charming and sincere. They have flaws and imperfections, but the friendship between the characters is always the stronger force. In this story, George is always turning down invitations to travel in favor of staying home to bake. It isn’t until he meets Pascal that he discovers the real reason for sticking close to home. Here’s to the power of creativity, persistence and the possibility of a freshly baked pie. I love the bits of newspaper, photographs and other ephemera sprinkled throughout. I haven’t had a book crush this hard since his first -- Herman and Rosie.

— From Beth's Picks

Description


George has absolutely no interest in exploring the world. None at all.

He's far too busy enjoying his home life and baking delicious pastries. Or so he tells all his friends when they invite him along on their wonderful adventures.

But when George's friend Pascal digs a little deeper, the real reason George refuses to travel away from home is finally revealed . . . From the children's book author of the acclaimed Herman and Rosie comes Gus Gordon's Somewhere Else.

About the Author


Gus Gordon is an Australian born writer and illustrator of books for small people and older people who like small people’s books. Gus lives with his wife and three kids on the Northern beaches of Sydney. He is also the author of Herman and Rosie, about which Booklist, in a starred review, said "not since Petra Mathers’ Sophie and Lou (1991) has a picture book, the arts, and romance converged so charmingly." Somewhere Else is his second book with Roaring Brook Press.

Gus Gordon is an Australian born writer and illustrator of books for small people and older people who like small people’s books. Gus lives with his wife and three kids on the Northern beaches of Sydney. He is also the author of Herman and Rosie, about which Booklist, in a starred review, said "not since Petra Mathers’ Sophie and Lou (1991) has a picture book, the arts, and romance converged so charmingly." Somewhere Else is his second book with Roaring Brook Press.

Praise For…


"This charming tale, with a decidedly international feel, is funny, warmhearted, and a joy to read."—Booklist, starred review

"A lovely story with a conclusion that soars."—Publishers Weekly



Product Details
ISBN: 9781626723498
ISBN-10: 1626723494
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication Date: December 5th, 2017
Pages: 40
Language: English