The Precious Pearl

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ISBN: 9781859857472 Categories: , ,

ISBN: 9781859857472

Publication date: May 23, 2008

Format: Paperback

Extent: 32 pages

Dimensions: 210mm(length) 190mm(width)

Series: Stories Jesus Told

Imprint: Candle Books

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An exciting re-launch of titles from the Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen stable.The Precious Pearl tells the story of how a rich man who collects beautiful things one day see something that makes his legs turn to jelly: a gigantic pearl. He wants it more than anything else in the world, but to have enough money to buy it, he must sell everything else he owns. What does he do?

Meet the author: Nick Butterworth

Nick Butterworth is a British writer and illustrator of children’s books whose books have been published in thirty languages worldwide, with international sales in the region of fifteen million. His many awards include the top award from the Society of Illustrators and the prestigious Ne stlĂ© Gold Award for the critically acclaimed, The Whisperer. His hugelypopular series of books about Percy The Park Keeper, which alone, has achieved sales of more than nine million, has encouraged generations of children to take an interest in, and care for, the natural world around them.


Meet the author: Mick Inkpen

Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book author-illustrators in the world with millions of readers, and his stories being translated into over twenty different languages. He started out as a graphic designer, during which time he started working with much-loved children’s author Nick Butterworth, from whom he learned design and typography. Mick has won numerous awards world-wide including The British Book Award for Penguin Small, The British Book Award for the best illustrated book, for Lullabyhullabaloo, and Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children’s film in 1998.


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