The Second Sky by Patrick Guest | Hardie Grant Publishing

The Second Sky

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The first thing Gilbert sees when he hatches from his egg is the sky. It is love at first sight and from that moment on Gilbert longs to fly like other birds. 

But Penguins don’t fly, they waddle, and so begins Gilbert's quest to find his place in the world. 

Great things happen when you reach for the sky. 
 

  • Shortlisted for the 2018 CBCA Book of the Year for Early Childhood and the 2018 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year

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ISBN:

9781760127985

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

32

Dimensions:

28cm x 23cm

Weight:

410g

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Picture Books

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Children's Publishing

Published:

01 October 2017

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Patrick Guest

Patrick Guest was raised in the Melbourne beachside suburb of Seaford. He works as a Physiotherapist by day and a best-selling children’s author by night. 

Patrick received huge acclaim for his story The Second Sky, which is illustrated by Jonathan Bentley. It was shortlisted for the 2018 CBCA Picture Book of the Year Award, and also selected by the Victorian State Government for their

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR

Jonathan Bentley

As a little boy, Jonathan Bentley liked football and drawing. When he was eight years old, he realised he wouldn’t be good enough to play football for Leeds United – so he concentrated on drawing instead. He is now one of Australia’s most treasured illustrators.

Jonathan has worked with authors such as Margaret Wild and Andrew Daddo, as well as writing and illustrating many of his own titles. His