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If I Was a Banana

If I Was a Banana
  

This boy's-eye-view of the everyday brings alive all the wonder and oddity of the world inside our own heads. It is simple and funny but resonates long afterward, and begs to be read again.

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ISBN 9781776570331
Barcode 9781776570331
Published 1 September 2016 by Gecko Press
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Tylee, Alexandra
Illustrated by Rynhart, Kieran
Availability Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781776570331
ISBN-10 1776570332
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Publication Date 1 September 2016
International Publication Date 1 October 2016
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Tylee, Alexandra
Illustrated by Rynhart, Kieran
Category General Picture Books
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Russell Clark Award for Illustration Finalists
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 260mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight 408g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
Library of Congress Imagination, Wonder
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 682892

Description of this Book

This boy's-eye-view of the everyday brings alive all the wonder and oddity of the world inside our own heads. It is simple and funny but resonates long afterward, and begs to be read again.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A New Zealand import, the low-key, whimsical exploration of imagination repays repeat readings. -Kirkus Reviews (US)
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Alexandra Tylee is the owner and chef at Pipi restaurant in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, author of two cookbooks, and the mother of four sons. This is her first book for children.Kieran Rynhart is an illustrator and animator based in Wellington, New Zealand. He illustrated The New Zealand Art Activity Book for Te Papa Press in 2013, and has animated and illustrated an eclectic mix of music videos and commissions. He was selected as one of Luerzer's Archive best 200 illustrators for 2010/2011.

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