Released on 04 December 2014.

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The Something

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For ages 3-5
4.07 based on 55 ratings & 5 reviews on

2015 Long-listed

The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal


When a little boy's ball disappears down a mysterious hole in the garden, he can't stop thinking about what could be down there - a little mouse's house? The lair of a hungry troll? Or maybe even a dragon's den. Whatever it may be, he's determined to find out!

The Something is a glorious, imaginative adventure from Rebecca Cobb, the award-winning creator of Aunt Amelia and Lunchtime, and the illustrator of The Paper Dolls, written by Julia Donaldson.

In the media

Cobb celebrates the power of imagination in this treat of a book.
The Bookseller
Cobb's illustrations capture the joy of childhood.
The Sunday Times
Cobb taps into something quite magical in the heart of childhood
Daily Mail