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The Night Iceberg by Helen Stephens

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A touching story of a magical night time adventure as a little girl jumps aboard an iceberg. Grumpy at having to share everything with her new sister, Tofta wants the iceberg to be just for her. But the penguin who already lives on it has different views! And so do his five hundred friends. Helped by the penguins, soon Tofta learns that sharing can be the greatest fun.


The Night Iceberg by Helen Stephens

Tofta doesn't want to share everything with her new baby brother. So when an iceberg drifts past her window one night, she decide that it's her iceberg and she's not going to share it with anyone. But when come penguins turn up, Tofta has to think again...this is a funny, atmospheric story about learning to share. It is presented with stunning, fresh illustrations by the author/illustrator of the award-winning Fleabag .

About the Author

Helen Stephens

Helen Stephens grew up in County Durham and currently lives in London with her partner and baby girl. She studied illustration at Glasgow School of Art and began working as a freelance illustrator in 1994. She worked as an editorial illustrator for a few years before writing her first book in 1998. She has written and illustrated many popular books for children which have been published worldwide in a variety of languages. Her clients include Alison Green Books, Egmont Children's Books, David Fickling Books, Random House, Macmillan, Puffin, Nickelodeon, and many more. As well as writing her own stories she has also produced books in collaboration with other authors including Roger McGough, Simon Mason and Sophie Hannah. Fleabag has been shortlisted for the Blue Peter Best Fun Story With Pictures Award 2009, Blue Horse and Tilly won Best World Theme Story in 2002, Twinkly Night was shortlisted for the Sainsburies Baby Book Award 2002 and Poochie-Poo won the AOI Images Silver award 2003. Helen is a lecturer on Cambridge School of Art's MA in Illustrating for Children.

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Publication date

7th June 2010


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Alison Green Books an imprint of Scholastic


32 pages


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