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A Bus Called Heaven By Bob Graham

A Bus Called Heaven

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One morning it appeared, out of nowhere, sitting right outside Stella's house - a broken, old bus. On the front of it, held up with packing tape, is a hand-painted sign that says, "Heaven". How did it get there? Everyone wonders... but no one knows. Then, out from the shadows steps Stella, normally so shy.

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A Bus Called Heaven by Bob Graham

One morning it appeared, out of nowhere, sitting right outside Stella's house - a broken, old bus. On the front of it, held up with packing tape, is a hand-painted sign that says, "Heaven". Heaven is endorsed by Amnesty International UK. How did it get there? everyone wonders ... but no one knows. Then, out from the shadows steps Stella, normally so shy. She climbs onto the bus and, in a moment, sees everything that it could become: "This bus could be ours," she says. And so, the lonely old bus - with the help of some colourful graffiti - becomes a hub of activity! People come together to hold meetings, play games and share stories; sparrows nest where the engine used to be and snails make their little homes under the tyres. But one day a tow truck arrives and threatens to take away not just the bus, but everything that everyone has worked so hard to create. Can Stella save the day?

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A joy. The pages bristle with good humour and life, and the story is about the importance of community and friendship...This is a feel-good story that children will pore over and delight in. -- Marilyn Brocklehurst * The Bookseller *
This bus is worth waiting for...A subtle, phenomenally detailed, moving tale. * Guardian *
It's hard to resist this good hearted story of an abandoned bus that brings together a multicultural neighbourhood * The Irish Times *
This bus is worth waiting for...A subtle, phenomenally detailed, moving tale. * Guardian *
This is a fantastic tale of community spirit, friendship, and fighting for the things you believe in. * Baby London *
Bob Graham has brought us another captivating and moving tale * CBI recommended reads of 2012 *

About Bob Graham


Bob Graham has written and illustrated many acclaimed children's picture books, including How to Heal a Broken Wing; Max, which won the 2000 Smarties Gold Medal, and his most recent picture book, April Underhill, Tooth Fairy which was shortlisted for the 2011 Kate Greenaway Medal. He has won the Australian Children's Book of the Year Award an unprecedented three times. He lives in Victoria, Australia.

Additional information

GOR004021341
A Bus Called Heaven by Bob Graham
Bob Graham
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Walker Books Ltd
2011-10-01
40
1406334197
9781406334197
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.