Teddy One-Eye: The Autobiography of a Teddy Bear
"A teddy bear comes into a little boy's life in 1950 when his mother is about to have a new baby. The teddy tells the story of his life, being dragged around, inside and out, on bikes, in wheelbarrows, on all sorts of adventures, and always being well loved. He even learns to rea... read full description below.
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||3 October 2014 by Penguin
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||By Bishop, Gavin
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Scary, funny, heart-warming and magical, this story of love and loss by one of our best-loved writers and illustrators for children is written with great fondness for the delights of childhood.
Teddy One-eye has a rough and tumble life. He is dragged around, chewed on, loses an eye and is often left outside at night. But his many patches show how much he is loved. Teddy One-Eye's special powers lead him to some curious situations and exciting adventures . . .
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Short-listed for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Children's Book 2015 .
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Gavin Bishop is a highly acclaimed children's book author and illustrator. Born in Invercargill, Gavin graduated from the Canterbury University School of Fine Arts with an honours degree in painting. He taught art at Linwood High School and at Christ's College in Christchurch.
He won the Margaret Mahy Medal in 2000, as well as numerous fellowships and national book awards. His book Weaving Earth and Sky won the non-fiction section and the Book of the Year Award of the NZ Post Children's Book Awards 2003. He has won the LIANZA Russell Clark Medal for Illustration four times: Mrs McGinty and the Bizarre Plant (1981); Kiwi Moon (2006); Rats! (2008); and There was a Crooked Man (2010).
Among his successful partnerships has been that with writer Joy Cowley, with whom he won the Best in Junior Fiction and Book of the Year at the 2008 NZ Post Children's Book Awards for Snake and Lizard.
The Storylines Gavin Bishop Award for Picture Book Illustration was established in 2009 to encourage emergent illustrators and to acknowledge Gavin's contribution to the writing and illustrating of children's picture books. In 2013 he was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, and President of Honour of the NZ Society of Authors.