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Black Dog

Written by Levi Pinfold

Illustrated by Levi Pinfold

Key Stage 1

LoveReading View on Black Dog

This stunning Greenaway medal winner has a bold and empowering female lead to teach you to face your fears

Winner of the 2013 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

The judges described the book as a "visual treat, full of mood and atmosphere, the beautiful illustrations are full of detail and perfectly in keeping with the story. The use of scale, with the big dog pushing the text off the page, is clever. A timeless, thought-provoking book about facing up to anxiety, fears, and the black dog that visits some of us from time-to-time." This beautifully illustrated edition is now available with an audio cd.

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Black Dog Synopsis

Only Small, the youngest of the Hopes, has the courage to face the Black Dog that appears outside the family's home. When it chases her through the forest she shows no fear, so it grows smaller and smaller. The 2013 Greenaway winner is now available with an audio CD.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783700400
Publication date: 1st January 2014
Author: Levi Pinfold
Illustrator: Levi Pinfold
Publisher: Templar Publishing
Format: Audiobook
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1

About Levi Pinfold

Winner of the Bronze Plaque Biennale for Illustration in Bratislava 2015. Levi Pinfold graduated from University Collge Falmouth in 2006. He is currently a Freelance Author and Illustrator working in Bristol. He was chosen one of the Booktrust Best New Illlustrators of 2011. On his win at the BIB 2015 the judges said 'Magic realist and enigmatic story telling full of detail, persuades the reader to revisit each page. Pinfold creates an eerie and enigmatic tale in a setting reminiscent of the outback of the ‘New-Worlds’ in the first half of the twentieth century.'

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