Zot lives in a world without colour - no green grass, no blue sky, no yellow sun and no red flowers. From his lonely mountaintop, he gazes at Earth, sparkling with brilliant colour, and thinks it must be a very happy place. He sets off to steal some of that happiness for himself ...Visually stunning and thought-provoking, The Colour Thief is a heartwarming story set to become a firm favourite with fans of Oliver Jeffers and Jon Klassen.
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With minimal text, simple drawings and an explosion of colours, this is an absolutely delightful book to share with age 4+ Irish Examiner One of the stand-out picture book releases this year Wonderousreads.com One of those rare picture books that manages to be both beautiful, profound and entertaining theswallowsnest.net
At the age of fifteen, Gabriel Alborozo began working as a cartoonist for Private Eye, Punch, The Spectator and numerous other magazines. He has been a freelance cartoonist and illustrator ever since, but his first love has always been illustrating for children. The Colour Thief is his first picture book for Bloomsbury. He lives in South London. http://alborozo.co.uk @gabrielalborozo