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A beautiful and poetic gift book about family and belonging, from acclaimed screenwriter Irena Brignull.

A little girl wants to know where she came from and why she doesn't have a father. When her mother cannot tell her, the girl decides to find out for herself. Her journey starts with a question to the stork who nests on the roof of her home, and leads her on a quest throu
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Published September 5th 2019 by Walker Studio
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Carolienvanderwaarde
Oct 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Waar gaat het heen, dit enigszins droeve verhaal, omdat je als lezer natuurlijk al snel aan het begin weet dat het meisje geadopteerd moet zijn. Stap voor stap, dankzij allerlei dieren, komt het meisje bij een weeshuis. En daar zit een droef jongetje dat zo verlangt naar dat wat het meisje heeft... Een thuis, een liefhebbende ouder, gezien en bemint worden. Zo snel als ze kan, gaat ze terug naar haar moeder. Wat fijn dat we op het schutvel aan het achterplat een gelukkig jongetje tussen twee oud ...more
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The protagonist of this poignant tale, ‘a young girl with bluebell eyes and hair that shone like chestnuts’, lives alone with her mother in the countryside but she observes that all the animals have two parents. She asks her mother where she came from and her mother tries to explain how she was created from her dreams, but the girl doesn’t understand. She embarks on a long journey to trace where exactly she came from. She travels through the woods, up the river and over the hills, guided by the ...more
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