In order to get more accurate results, our search has the following Google-Type search functionality:
If you use '+' in front of a word, then that word will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry +Potter will return results with the word 'Potter'.
If you use '-' in front of a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry -Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between two words, then both of those words will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry AND Potter will return results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'OR' between two words, then bth of those words may or may not be present in the search results.
ex: Harry OR Potter will return results with just 'Harry', results with just 'Potter' and results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry NOT Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
Placing '""' around words will perform a phrase search. The search results will contain those words in that order.
ex: "Harry Potter" will return any results with 'Harry Potter' in them, but not 'Potter Harry'.
Using '*' in a word will perform a wildcard search. The '*' signifies any number of characters. Searches can not start with a wildcard.
ex: Pot*er will return results with words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er'. In this case, 'Potter' will be a match.
Paperboy is a journey through the salient moments of a young boy's life the fears, the trials, the tragedies and the small triumphs with each moment contemplated in terms of paper. Tissue paper that tears too readily, fly paper to which nasty things adhere, folded paper with which to create hope. Paperboy is written by Danny Parker, whose poetic prose for young readers has won him prestigious awards. Bethany Macdonald's robust expressionist collages both embody and illustrate the themes of this poignant story. AGES: 6 plus AUTHOR: Danny Parker is a picture-book author for whom the combination of family and the deeply personal process of writing are intertwined. Each of his stories is either based on, or eventually refers back to family life. A number of Danny's picture books have won or been short-listed for national awards, and he has collaborated with some of the world's leading illustrators. Bethany MacDonald is an artist and bookseller. She works primarily in paper collage, using traditional cut and paste techniques, painting and preparing different kinds of paper or cardboard before tearing, cutting and assembling it to create her vibrant textured illustrations. Paperboy is the first picture-book Bethany has illustrated. SALES POINTS: award-winning author first time illustrator / local bookseller (The Children's Bookshop, Beecroft) shortlisted for CBCA New Illustrator Award 2020 themes: paper as metaphore for emotion, resilience, self-knowledge, transformation