Recommended as part of the Building Bridges of Understanding for 3rd to 6th class to support children’s use of predicting.
Colin Thompson’s books are mystical and complex, they will appeal to children and adults alike and demand to be returned to as there is always a new image to see … Something more to catch the eye.
Peter and his family live among the Quinces in the cookery section of a mystical library, and at night, when the library comes to life, Peter ventures out of his home to find a missing volume: How To Live Forever From the Back Cover.
‘You’ve come for this haven’t you?’ said the man holding out a small book. Peter took it and read the faded words:
HOW TO LIVE FOREVER, or IMMORTALITY FOR BEGINNERS….