Short Stories

Paper Boat, Paper Bird – David Almond ★★★★

Blurb; A stunning new story from the bestselling, prize-winning David Almond, unfolding the magic of the everyday. Mina, from the unforgettable Skellig and My Name is Mina, journeys to Japan and discovers the wonders of the world around her.

Kyoto, Japan. Mina is on a bus. Everything is strange and beautiful.

Mina watches as a woman folds a piece of paper into an origami boat, then floats it over to her.

As Mina discovers the magic of origami, her eyes are opened to the wonders of the real city around her.

Unfold the magic of the everyday, on a journey with one of the world’s best-loved authors – with stunning illustrations from Kirsti Beautyman in black and orange throughout.

My Review; This is a beautiful short story. Simple yet beautiful. Gorgeously illustrated throughout. An easy, quick read. Loved the story. How a little thing can turn into a big thing and come back around to find you. Amazing. Delicate. A well deserved four stars from me. A perfect read for younger children too.

Amazon Link UK

Apologies couldn’t find a link for Amazon US


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