will admire the heroine’s stoicism and faith in the importance of having her family whole again." — Publisher's Weekly
"The feelings of missing a loved one are realistically conveyed and will resonate with children." School Library Journal
"Readers will enjoy deciphering the various visual elements
its themes are relevant to all children." Kirkus
About the Author
Lawrence Schimel was born in New York in 1971. He graduated from Yale and now lives in Madrid, Spain. He’s a poet, novelist, translator and essay writer. He has written over one hundred books on very different subjects for children and adults, which have been translated into many languages. He has received the Lambda Literary Award and the Rhysling Award. His book ¿Lees un libro conmigo? was selected as one of IBBY’s Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities and No hay nada como el original was a White Ravens selection.
Alba Marina Rivera was born in Russia in 1974, and she grew up in Cuba. When she moved to Barcelona she discovered her love for illustration, which she studied at the Escola Massana. She received the prestigious BolognaRagazzi Award in the New Horizons category for her book El contador de cuentos. It was also recognized as "Los mejores libros para ninos y jovenes" (the best books for children and youth) by Venezuela’s Banco del Libro and was a finalist at the Picture Book Festival in Korea.