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Where Giants Hide

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Where Giants Hide

By Mij Kelly; Ross Collins (Illustrator)

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, Hardcover, 9781402242700, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2010


I went hunting for giants.
I searched far and wide.
They're bigger than houses.
So where do they hide?

There is magic all around you if you look hard enough

Where is the fairy who will grant me a wish?

Is there no fearsome troll lurking under the bridge?

And why won't my broomstick budge just an inch?

A young girl has lost all the enchantment in her world. She embarks upon a journey-searching far and wide-to find that one amazing thing that will make her believe in extraordinary possibilities once again. It's only when she realizes the power of believing in her own dreams that she discovers she held the magic inside her all along.

MIJ KELLY had an extremely colorful and varied childhood house hopping around the UK, not to mention skipping across to India as well. Mij has worked as a newspaper editor, an oral historian, and now, a specialist journalist in artificial intelligence. Mij has two children. She won the Kathleen Fidler Award for her first book in 1993, and One More Sheep won the English Association 4-11 Years Award for Best Illustrated Book in 2004.

ROSS COLLINS was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1972. He graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 1994 and won the MacMillan Children's Book Prize in the same year. Ross spends his time writing and illustrating children's books and precariously swinging backward on chairs. Ross can also be found scaring small children at book festivals and schools. Ross has won many awards, and The Elephantom was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2007.