Leon and the Place Between by Angela McAllister

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"Angela McAllister and Grahame Baker-Smith’s stunning picture book combines shadowy collage, painting, photography, and gilding to overwhelm readers with the power of magic." — THE TIMES (London)


Leon and his brothers and sister go to a magic show, but this is no ordinary show and Abdul Kazam is no ordinary magician. Take a journey right through the die-cut pages of this book into the Place Between, where magic becomes truly real. Angela McAllister has conjured a spellbinding story that unfolds in the mysterious world of Grahame Baker-Smith’s stunning illustrations.
 

About Angela McAllister

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Angela McAllister has written more than fifty books for children. She lives in Hampshire, England, with her husband and children.Grahame Baker-Smith is a self-taught illustrator. He lives in Bath, England, with his wife and children.
 
Published January 1, 2009 by Templar. 48 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books. Fiction

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Aimed at readers who enjoy such elaborately illustrated, strongly atmospheric ventures into mysterious worlds as Neil Gaiman's The Wolves in the Walls, illustrated by Dave McKean (2003), and Chris Van Allsburg's The Garden of Abdul Gasazi (1979), this episode briefly casts a young member of a sta...

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