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Shoe Wars (La Guerra de los Zapatos), published by Éditions Bruño


Lagardère Publishing

Paris, June 7, 2021

An evil villain, a brave brother and sister… and some amazing flying shoes! A hilarious, exciting and unbelievable story about shoes by the author of The Brilliant World of Tom Gates!
Ruby and Bear must face countless dangers to save their father, master shoemaker Ivor Foot, from his horrible boss, Wendy Wedge.
Wendy will do anything to win the coveted Golden Shoe Award, and to do it, she won’t hesitate to steal Ivor’s most extraordinary creation, his FLYING SHOES.
But Ruby and Bear will do their best to stop her.


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The author

Liz Pichon studied fine arts before earning a degree in graphic design. She then began working as a designer and art director in the music world, her work appearing on a range of products. Liz is also the author and illustrator of many graphic novels for children. The Brilliant World of Tom Gates is the first collection that she has written and illustrated for older children. Her books have won important children’s literature awards such as the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Waterstone’s Best Fiction for 5-12 year olds Prize and the Blue Peter Award for Best Story, and have been translated into over 40 languages.


Read an excerpt (in Spanish only)


Liz Pichon tells us more about Shoe Wars
(in English with Spanish subtitles)

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