Deacon, Alexis I Am Henry Finch

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I Am Henry Finch

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From award-winning picture book makers Alexis Deacon and Viviane Schwarz comes an enlightening new story about courage and making a difference.

From award-winning picture book makers Alexis Deacon and Viviane Schwarz comes an enlightening new story about courage and making a difference. For budding philosophers of all ages, this is the uplifting story of Henry Finch the loveable little bird who strives for greatness, gets it all a bit wrong, then makes it right again in a very surprising way – truly becoming great. Henry Finch is a total inspiration. This is an inspirational book. It is also very funny. I Am Henry Finch is a book for everyone – from the very young to the very old. It is for dreamers, philosophers, artists, the foolish and the enlightened. And anyone with a big bright idea. Vegetarians will love it too. A profound picture book experience told with simplicity and style.

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This enlightening story about courage and making a difference is simply and stylishly illustrated and features a bird made from a finger print. [...] It's an inspirational and funny book that introduces children to philosophy. * Nursery World * Funny, original, and full of important messages about self-esteem and self-respect, I Am Henry Finch is a must have for any bookshelf. Not just for younger readers; the story will reach children, teenagers and adults alike. * The School Librarian * A fabulous story. -- Kate Kellaway * The Observer * Henry achieves greatness. -- Creative Steps * Creative Steps * What's not to love about a finch undergoing an existential crisis? This thoughtful tale - illustrated by Schwarz, better known in our house for There Are No Cats in the Book- is a David and Goliath tale with a philosophical twist. -- Huffington Post * Huffington Post * An inspirational tale of courage and how everyone can make a difference * Creative Steps * This sweet and charming picture book will help children to understand ideas of individualism, freedom and choice. * Prima magazine * Ideal for inquisitive kids * Times (children's book of the week) * An enlightening story about courage and making a difference ... A beautiful and profound picture book told with simplicity and style * Smallish * A charming book with brilliant fingerprint illustrations * Little London * Equal parts laugh-out-loud funny and profound, a bold tale of daring and bravery, with a little existentialism thrown in .. . a wonderfully inspirational and quirky picture book that will strike a chord with readers of all ages, especially those who might be small but happen to dream big. * Junior * A simple and delightfully funny story for the very young. * Newbury Weekly News * An ideal book for thought-provoking inspiration. . . the story telling should test a child's curious mind, expanding their imagination and allow them to engage in the complex topic of philosophy, in a simplified, lighthearted manner. Yet amusing and intriguing enough for the older reader, allowing us to briefly reflect on our own philosophical thoughts and aspirations. * Association of Illustrators * Wonderfully simple and evocative * INIS magazine * Original, thought provoking and very funny. * The Bookseller *

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From award-winning picture book makers Alexis Deacon and Viviane Schwarz comes an enlightening new story about courage and making a difference.

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