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The Gift Hardcover – 1 October 2009

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  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Barefoot Books (1 October 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1846863546
  • ISBN-13: 978-1846863547
  • Product Dimensions: 23 x 1.1 x 26 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 440 g
  • Customer Reviews: 4.4 out of 5 stars30 customer ratings

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About the Author

Carol Ann Duffy is an acclaimed poet and playwright, who has also written many picture books. Her book of children's poetry, Meeting Midnight (9780571201204) was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year, 2000 and her collection of poetry, Rapture (9780330433914), was the winner of the 2006 T. S. Eliot Prize. She has also written The Tear Thief (9781846860447) published by Barefoot Books in 2007 and shortlisted for the 2007 Red House Children's Book Awards. Carol Ann lives in Manchester with her daughter, Ella. Rob Ryan studied at Trent Polytechnic and the Royal College of Art. His characteristic work combines elements of illustration, poetry and intricate paper cutouts. In addition to his own projects, Rob has collaborated with and been commissioned to work alongside many prestigious names such as Paul Smith, Tatty Devine, Liberty and more recently Fortnum & Mason. His shop 'Ryantown' on East London's Columbia Road has allowed further development into a range of handmade products, including screen-printed tiles, laser cut wooden keys and a seven-foot ruler for measuring fast-growing children.

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