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A young girl doesn’t know how to describe her family to her classmates. As she listens to their touching, humourous descriptions of their own families, her nervousness vanishes.
We start with a hungry lion, and thirteen other animals. These numbers keep changing. The pictures are sometimes vibrant and cheerful, and sometimes dark.
Lila is new in town and longs to make friends. Unfortunately, the other children make fun of her appearance. A crow helps Lila work some magic to win the children over.
Every night, the trees in Grimloch Lane are worked into fantastic sculptures until the entire town is transformed. A local orphan investigating, finds inspiration and a calling.
Well-crafted poems for all seasons are complemented with beautifully compelling illustrations. This is a book one can open at random and read with anyone.
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Ages: 0-5 years