Author(s): Michael Foreman
When the Mayor decides to close down Joey's favourite bookshop in order to build a big superstore, Joey calls upon his friend, Origami Girl, to help. Origami Girl creates an army out of characters from famous children's books to put a stop to the mayor and the builders before it is too late!
A poignant and timely tale about the power of bookshops and reading from the award-winning Michael Foreman.
"One of the great British illustrators, Foreman comes out strongly this time for endangered booksellers and libraries" -- Nicholas Tucker Independent "Michael Foreman celebrates the power of favourite characters to win over hearts and minds!" Lovereading, Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month "A must for librarians and lovers of books everywhere." The School Librarian "Great fun, done with a very light touch, and all in a very good cause." Irish Times "Inspiring and heart-warming... a truly powerful message to introduce early readers to the wonder of books." Carousel
Michael Foreman (Author, Illustrator) Michael Foreman is one of the most talented and popular creators of children's books today. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice and has been the UK nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award twice. His highly acclaimed books are published all over the world. He is married and has three sons. He divides his time between St Ives in Cornwall and London.