Over the Shop

 16.50

by JonArno Lawson

In a beautifully detailed wordless picture book, a tumbledown building becomes home sweet home for a found family.

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Over the Shop

A lonely little girl and her grandparent need to fill the run-down apartment in their building. But taking over the rooms above their shop will mean major renovations for the new occupants, and none of the potential renters can envision the possibilities of the space – until one special couple shows up.

With their ingenuity, the little girl’s big heart, and heaps of hard work, the desperate fixer-upper begins to change in lovely and surprising ways. In this bustling wordless picture book, JonArno Lawson’s touching story and Qin Leng’s gentle illustrations capture all angles of the building’s transformation, as well as the evolving perspectives of the girl and her grandparent.

A wordless picture book that celebrates the power of community, the joys of new friends and the magic that happens when you open your heart, and fill your home with love and joy.

About the Authors

Canadian author and poet JonArno Lawson is the editor of Inside Out, an invaluable, illustrated anthology of children’s poetry.

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Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 11 × 1.2 × 18 cm