The Fox and the Star (PB)
"Once there was a Fox who lived in a deep, dense forest. For as long as Fox could remember, his only friend had been Star, who lit the forest paths each night. But then one night Star wasn't there, and Fox had to face the forest all alone. The Fox and the Star is a beautiful work of prose and design, each page thoughtfully created by Coralie Bickford-Smith. Waterstones Book of the Year Selected in Time Out's 100 Best Children's Books"
Brilliant ... A delight -- Philip Pullman A per-fect gift ... I would like to frame each page -- Lauren Child, Guardian 'Books of the Year' A star book for all ages ... the sort you want to keep for ever -- Kate Kellaway Observer Intricate, exquisite... An outstanding gift for five-plus readers -- Amanda Craig, 'Picture Book of the Year' New Statesman A classic fable Daily Telegraph A brief, beautiful book ... If ever there was a reason to down the Kindle and go back to paper, this is it ... Her story is a delight ... It would, I think, act as a wonderful salve to anyone of any age who has experienced love and loss -- Alex O'Connell The Times Colourful, substantial and something to keep forever Stylist It's great ... Individual, elegantly and impeccably designed, and with a touching story; and it's technically and graphically intriguing -- David Gentleman [This] beautifully illustrated picture book contains a moving message about love, loss and learning to accept change Marie Claire
Coralie Bickford-Smith is a designer at Penguin Books. Her first book, The Fox and the Star, was named Waterstones Book of the Year and as one of Time Out's 100 Children's Books of All Time. Her design work has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times and the Guardian. Her cover design has been recognised by AIGA in the United States and DAD in the UK.