Description - Window by Jeannie Baker
A big book version of this wordless, visually compelling look at our changing environment, featured on a government reading list for schools. A mother and baby look through a window at a view of wilderness and sky as far as the eye can see. With each page, the boy grows and the scene changes. At first, in a clear patch of forest, a single house appears. A few years pass and there is a village in the distance. By the time the boy is twenty, the village has developed into a city. The young man gets married, has a child of his own and moves to the country, where father and child look through the window of their new home at the undeveloped wilderness outside. Illustrated with elaborate and gorgeous collage constructions, Window is a wordless picture book that speaks volumes.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(455mm x 300mm x 4mm)
Walker Books Ltd
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
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Author Biography - Jeannie Baker
Jeannie Baker was born in England, but has lived in Australia for many years. Her illustrations have appeared in various publications, including The Sunday Times. She is the author/artist of several picture books, including the award-winning Where the Forest Meets the Sea, Home in the Sky and The Hidden Forest.