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The Visitor

Written by Antje Damm

Early Years Family / Home Stories General Fiction Personal Social Health Economic (PSHE)

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Shortlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2020

Elise lives alone in her grey house, afraid of everything and never going out. Then a paper plane flies in through the window and a little boy wants it back.  As a friendship develops, colour and happiness come back to Elise. This compassionate, charming story will bring insights into the lives of older people isolated in their communities.


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Translated by Sally-Ann Spencer

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The Visitor Synopsis

A story about friendship and shyness, full of light and colour, that plays out in a mini theatre.  A book for kids and all ages.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781776571895
Publication date: 1st February 2019
Author: Antje Damm
Publisher: Gecko Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Early Years
Topics: Family / Home Stories, General Fiction, Personal Social Health Economic

About Antje Damm

Antje Damm is a celebrated children’s writer and illustrator. Born in 1965 in Wiesbaden, Germany, she now lives with her husband and four children in a half-timbered house near Giessen. She has worked as an architect and has written and illustrated over a dozen books for children. The Visitor, was selected as one of ten New York Times / New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2018.

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