An out-of-this-world picture book from David Litchfield, the best-selling author of The Bear and the Piano and Grandad’s Secret Giant.
Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal.
***** Stunning images with a powerful message
***** Magical, heartwarming and imaginative!
***** Another amazing story by David Litchfield
Heather is a little girl who wants to go to Outer Space, where the stars sparkle with magic and wonder. When a spaceship lands at Cotton Rock, it seems that all of her dreams have come true. But soon the alien has to leave. Will the spaceship ever come back? And if it does, is Heather ready to leave everything on Earth behind? This beautiful story for ages 4–7 about family and dreams travels through space and time to show us that what we are looking for might be closer than we think.
David Litchfield is the author of best-selling books including The Bear and the Piano, which won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, Illustrated Book Category in 2016 and has sold over 120,000 copies in the UK.
Don’t miss David's other books:
The Bear and the Piano (1)
The Bear, the Piano, The Dog and the Fiddle (2)
The Bear, the Piano, and Little Bear's Concert (3)
Grandad's Secret Giant
DAVID LITCHFIELD first started to draw when he was very young, creating Star Wars and Indiana Jones 'mash up' comics for his older brother and sister. Since then David's work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, books and on T-shirts. He has also exhibited his illustrations in both solo and group shows in the U.K, Europe and America. His first picture book,The Bear and the Piano, won the Waterstones Prize and has sold in 12 languages. David lives in Bedford with his family.