A Patch of Black

Author(s): Rachel Rooney

Picture Books

What can you do with a patch of black, a moon and a silver star? From a magical wish-granting cloak to a hammock rocked by jungle animal friends, there's nothing that a patch of night-time sky can't become with a bit of imagination, and certainly no need to be afraid of the dark. Rachel Rooney's charming text is accompanied by beautiful, evocative illustrations from Deborah Allwright.


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A lyrical lullaby tale that's perfect for bedtime.

Rachel Rooney trained as a special needs teacher and now works with children with autism and runs writing workshops. A published poet, Rachel's first collection THE LANGUAGE OF CAT (Francis Lincoln) won the CLPE Poetry Award and was nominated for the 2012 CILIP Carnegie Medal. Rachel lives in Brighton with her three sons and their dog. A PATCH OF BLACK is her first picture book.

General Fields

  • : 9780230714434
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Macmillan Children's Books
  • : 0.177
  • : August 2013
  • : 250mm X 250mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rachel Rooney
  • : Paperback
  • : Illustrated edition
  • : Deborah Allwright
  • : 823.92
  • : 32
  • : Illustrations