The Worm and the Bird
  • The Worm and the Bird

  • Coralie Bickford-Smith

    **Nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the British Book Design and Production Awards 2018**

    This is the story of a worm in the earth, a bird in the trees, and the joy to be found in life's smallest moments, from the award-winning creator of The Fox and the Star.

    'Gorgeous' The Times
    'The loveliest offering for small readers' Amanda Craig, 'Best Children's Books of 2017'
    'Absolutely stunning. A very sweet story with a touch of dark humour too. Wonderful' Chris Haughton, author of A Bit Lost

Coralie Bickford-Smith is a designer at Penguin Books. Her first book, The Fox and the Star, was named Waterstones Book of the Year and as one of Time Out's 100 Children's Books of All Time. Her design work has been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times and the Guardian. Her cover design has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts in the United States and Design and Art Direction in the UK.