The Word Collector

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Cuento de Luz, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
23 Reviews

Luna is passionate about words. She loves their light and becomes tickled with laughter from them. But one day she realizes that, little by little, the beautiful, gorgeous, and fun words are disappearing from the world—so she decides it's time to act. A poetic tale about the magic of words, this delightful story invites readers of all ages to enjoy the power that positive words can have.


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The pictures were awesome - Goodreads
I generally liked the depiction - Goodreads
This prose ebbs and flows for no apparent reason. - Goodreads
Odd. The illustrations, I mean. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Fjola - LibraryThing

The book is lovely and beautifully illustrated, although it fell a little short for me. Sure enough, I'd been excited to read it and I liked the idea of the little word collecting girl (who looked ... Read full review

Review: The Word Collector

User Review  - Angela Hutchinson - Goodreads

I thought this book was a little difficult to read, but in the back of the book the pages are translated for easier reading. I don't think that a beginning reader should try to tackle this book unless ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Sonja Wimmer is an award-winning illustrator whose work has been featured in books, posters, and magazines. Her illustrations for The Word Collector won the Gold Award for Best Illustrator at the 2011 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards.

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