Description or summary of the book: A story that could only have come from the imagination of Russell Hoban! Brought vividly to life by picture book great, Quentin Blake.This story begins with an ice-lolly stick. Its sweetness gone, it lies discarded and lonely ... until a little girl called Rosie comes along. She places it carefully in her cigar box, full of other sticks. 'Without our ice-lollies we are nothing,' says an old stick. But new stick wants to BE something and into the minds of all the old sticks, he plants dreams ... maybe they can be something, too. What about Rosie and her dreams that night? She dreams of helping her parents pay the bills. And so, at the stroke of midnight, magic and dreams collide and a HORSE gallops out of the cigar box! His name is Stickerino. 'Where to?' he asks Rosie. 'Anywhere with treasure!' she answers and hops on its back. Then begins an adventure like no other ... ice-lolly mountains by the sea, caskets of gold, and pirates foiled by a stickling ice-cream van...
Estimated reading time (average reader): 1H42M
Other categories, genre or collection: Picture Books, Children's Fiction, Family, Storybooks
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