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Elena de Roo & Hannah Peck

Elena and Hannah are the author and illustrator of To Catch a Cloud, an epic picture book story, full of danger wrapped up as a sea shanty.

Elena de Roo is an enormously talented poet who lives with her family in Auckland, New Zealand and has been writing for children since 2004. She has had a number of stories, poems, plays and readers published including The Rain Train.

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Hannah Peck is an author and illustrator based in Brighton who has illustrated many books including Nevermoor, Rita’s Rabbit and My Butterfly Bouquet.

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To Catch a Cloud

An epic story, full of danger wrapped up as a sea shanty from enormously talented poet Elena de Roo and rising star illustrator Hannah Peck.

I spy a cloud go floating by
Where do you go, Cloud, so high?

To the sea
She sings
Where the wild gulls fly
Then catch me if you can
I cry
We race each other to the sea
Can”t catch me, Cloud
Can’t catch me

A boy and a dog follow a cloud out to sea, but as the weather worsens he relies on the whales and waves to bear him home.

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