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Valentine's Guest House

Valentine's Guest House
Sam Sharland By (author)
Sam Sharland Illustrated by
9781786285638
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2022/08/01
Child's Play

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9.6 X 10.6 in
32 pg


JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
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Description

When a tiger comes to stay at Valentine's guest house, the human visitors all check out in a rush. Luckily, the hotel soon starts to fill again - but with a very different collection of residents, all with new and differing needs. Elsie and Valentine make lots of changes to accommodate the new guests, and a very popular, accessible and unusual guest house results! A beautiful debut picture book about diversity, inclusivity and empowerment.

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"Employing a painterly aesthetic, Sharland fully imagines the changes that come of Valentine’s welcome, making for an animal-focused portrait of interspecies harmony."Publishers Weekly



Author Bio

Inspired by her work as an architectural illustrator, Sam Sharland likes to create buildings and places that have as much personality as the characters that inhabit them. A love for both painting and storytelling led Sam to study an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, from which Valentine's Guest House was born. Her favorite place to draw is outside surrounded by fascinating people and crumbly old buildings. Otherwise, you will find her in her studio, pen in hand, and cat on lap. In her spare time, Sam likes to play golf, read and cook, and firmly believes buying recipe books is a hobby in its own right.


Inspired by her work as an architectural illustrator, Sam Sharland likes to create buildings and places that have as much personality as the characters that inhabit them. A love for both painting and storytelling led Sam to study an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, from which Valentine's Guest House was born. Her favorite place to draw is outside surrounded by fascinating people and crumbly old buildings. Otherwise, you will find her in her studio, pen in hand, and cat on lap. In her spare time, Sam likes to play golf, read and cook, and firmly believes buying recipe books is a hobby in its own right.