Shortlisted for 2020 Klaus Flugge Prize
This beautiful debut by author-illustrator talent Eva Eland takes a poignant but uplifting look at dealing with sadness.
“Outstanding, don’t miss it.” Irish Independent
“Both gentle and profound, Eland’s assured debut takes a poignant look at a difficult emotion.” The Bookseller
“Packs an emotional punch, showing our littlest readers ways to acknowledge and manage sadness.” Sunday Independent, Best Books of 2019
“This poignant picture book helps children to recognise and understand difficult emotions… A contemplative and ultimately uplifting tale, which will be a welcome addition to any home or school bookshelf.” BookTrust
Eva Eland is a Dutch author-illustrator living in Cambridge, England. She earned an MA with distinction in children’s book illustration from the Cambridge School of Art in 2018, having graduated in Audiovisual Design at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam ten years earlier.