The Land of Neverbelieve

By Norman Messenger; Norman Messenger (Illustrator)
(Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763660215, 32pp.)

Publication Date: October 9, 2012

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Somewhere in the middle of the sea (not always in the same place) lies the island of Neverbelieve, populated with unusual creatures and astonishing discoveries.

Explore the Land of Neverbelieve in these lush, vibrantly illustrated pages. Meet the island’s gentle, doll-like inhabitants. Discover its boggling collection of trees, such as the pasta tree, the rope tree, and the chocolate tree (taste the peppermint center if you have a chance). Be certain to visit Book Mountain, which whispers stories at bedtime. Observe the volcanic turtle and screaming night moth from afar. And beware the Spooky Dark Mountains, a horribly horrible area full of never-ending nastiness. Above all, don’t go swimming or sailing, lest the island get up and walk away. Investigating the Land of Neverbelieve is a fantastical adventure for imaginative young readers.




About the Author
NORMAN MESSENGER began his career as an advertising art director in London before turning to freelance illustration. He is a highly regarded illustrator and was a founding member of the Association of Illustrators in Great Britain. His books for children include ANNABEL'S HOUSE, winner of the Redbook Award; MAKING FACES; and THE CREATION STORY. Born and raised in Liverpool, he now lives with his artist wife in Gloucestershire, England, and has two artist sons. IMAGINE is his first book with Candlewick Press.

NORMAN MESSENGER began his career as an advertising art director in London before turning to freelance illustration. He is a highly regarded illustrator and was a founding member of the Association of Illustrators in Great Britain. His books for children include ANNABEL'S HOUSE, winner of the Redbook Award; MAKING FACES; and THE CREATION STORY. Born and raised in Liverpool, he now lives with his artist wife in Gloucestershire, England, and has two artist sons. IMAGINE is his first book with Candlewick Press.
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