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    Jane Ray,Nigel Gray
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    Orchard Books; 1st American ed edition (June 1, 1988)
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A Balloon for Grandad book. illustrated by Jane Ray. Over mountains, deserts and oceans up we finally arrive at an island where Sam's grandfather, Abdulla lives.

A Balloon for Grandad book. This is a story about family connections across place and culture all celebrated through Gray's narrative and Ray's beautiful illustrations. Nov 01, 2015 Esther rated it it was amazing.

Jane Ray's other books include "The Orchard Book of Magical Tales and the 1992 Smarties Prize winner "The Story of Creation". Nigel Gray has also written "Carrot Top". See all Product description. My perfect supply teacher reserve.

A Balloon for Grandad. A gentle text, perfectly matched with Jane Ray's classic artwork

A Balloon for Grandad. A gentle text, perfectly matched with Jane Ray's classic artwork. Sam has a big, bright, red balloon. That is, he does until it blows out the window. Jane Ray is one of today's foremost children's illustrators, whose work is known and loved throughout the world.

Title: A Balloon for Grandad. Authors: Gray, Nigel & Ray, Jane. Condition: Used; Good. A Balloon for Grandad by Nigel Gray, Jane Ray (Hardback, 1988). Pre-owned: lowest price.

A Balloon for Grandad, written by Nigel Gray and published in 1989, was her first colour picture book. Jane Ray is a highly regarded illustrator both in the UK and internationally. Since then she has illustrated over sixty books for children. At first, she was particularly attracted by folk tales, myths, legends and Bible stories. Her earliest work crossed over between posters, prints, book jackets and painting, but the making of picture books has become the most important aspect of her work.

But she was drawn to the world of children’s books and in 1989 her first full colour picture book, A Balloon for Grandad by Nigel Gray, was published, the start of a long and continuing collaboration with Orchard. Since then Jane has illustrated over 60 children’s books, working with authors such as Michael Rosen, Carol Ann Duffy, Jeanette Winterson, Dianne Hofmeyr and Kevin Crossley Holland. She also writes her own material including Can you catch a Mermaid?, The Apple Pip Princess, The Dolls House Fairy, Ahmed and the Feather Girl and The Elephant’s Garden. Coauthors & Alternates. by Nigel Gray, Jane Ray. ISBN 9781852131258 (978-1-85213-125-8) Hardcover, Orchard Books, 1988. Find signed collectible books: 'A Balloon for Grandad'. Best Loved Bible Stories.

Nigel Gray (born 1941) is an Irish-born West Australian author of books for both children and adults.

As Sam cries for his red and silver balloon as it drifts away from his home, he and his father fantasize a lush tale in which the balloon is off to fetch Sam's grandfather Abdulla from the faraway land of Africa