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Jeanne Willis By (author)
Paddy Donnelly Illustrated by

Andersen Press USA

Limited ***

11.0 X 9.5 in
32 pg

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dragons, Unicorns & Mythical


When a boy washes up on a desert island, he is sure he’s on his own in the world.

But there’s someone else living there: Hom, a peace-loving creature who has lost his family, too. Alone on the island together, they learn from each other and become the best of friends. So when a rescue ship appears on the horizon, the boy has a big decision to make . . .


"Children will be ready to accept that living with a strange green creature on a deserted island is a reasonable life choice."—Booklist

Author Bio

Jeanne Willis was born in St. Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She is now a full-time writer. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.
Paddy Donnelly is an Irish illustrator who now lives in Belgium. With over 14 years experience as an illustrator and designer, he also creates kids apps.