Author(s): Joke van Leeuwen

Children - 9 to 14

One day Warren sees something strange lying under a bush. He doesn't know whether it is a bird in the form of a girl, or a girl in the form of a bird. He takes the creature home. His wife Tina wants to keep it and raise it as her own child. But it has wings. This award-winning book by a Dutch author, has been published by Gecko Press, who specialise in finding and translating the best books from around the world.


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Joke van Leeuwen (1952) studied history at the University of Brussels, performs in cabaret and theatre shows, writes stories and poems for children, which she illustrates herself, and writes prose and poetry for adults. She has received innumerable awards, including the prestigious Theo Thijssen Prize, the triennial Dutch State Prize for youth literature.

General Fields

  • : 9781877467578
  • : Gecko Press
  • : Gecko Press
  • : July 2010
  • : 210mm X 140mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : July 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Joke van Leeuwen
  • : Paperback
  • : 839.31364
  • : 10-13
  • : 24
  • : line drawings throughout