Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and endorsed by Amnesty International, this is the story of Oliver - who's just a little bit different.
He enjoys his solitude. He likes playing with his friends, who are puppets, stuffed animals, and other toys.
With his rich imagination, Oliver's day is never dull.
There are bridges to cross, sharks to fight and treasures to find!
But maybe toys don't always give a boy everything he needs.
Maybe he needs another kind of companion. Will Oliver discover a way to be, well, different? When his tennis ball rolls across the lawn into the yard of the girl next door, he just might be surprised...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 32 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 22/10/2013
- Category: Picture storybooks
- ISBN: 9781406345360