Ivanhoe Swift Left Home at Six

Jane Godwin, illustrated by A. Yi
AUD $24.99

A lyrical exploration of those bittersweet moments when children first begin to explore the world for themselves.

Ivanhoe Swift left home when he was six.
He had heard many songs about the world, and it was time to see it for himself.
'We won't know where you are!' cried his father.
'I'll know where you are,' said Ivanhoe. 'And you can look out for my kite in the sky. Goodbye, parents!'

A delightful story about setting off to see the world... and the joy in coming home again.

Author bio:

JANE GODWIN is the author of many award-winning stories for young people, including her bestselling picture books with Anna Walker, What Do You Wish For?, Starting School, Today We Have No Plans, All Through the Year and Little Cat and the Big Red Bus. Jane has also collaborated with Andrew Joyner on the delightful picture books How Big Is Too Small? and Bear Make Den, with Freya Blackwood on Hattie Helps Out, and with Freya and Davina Bell on Birthday Baby.

A. YI is a Sydney-based illustrator who has illustrated the Alice-Miranda, Clementine Rose and Ghost Club series. She works as a storyboard artist and has one dog and six guppies.

Category: Children's
ISBN: 9781760631864
Awards: Longlisted Best Early Childhood Book, CBCA Awards 2020 AU
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: March 2019
Page Extent: 32
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 3 - 6
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational

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