From two outstanding creators comes a lyrical and poetic text and beautiful artwork celebrating the lives of children in a remote Himalayan village as they make their work into play.
Janeen Brian is an award-winning author of over 80 books and has a very strong educational following and a high-standing in the children's book world: www.janeenbrian.com.au. Several of her books have won CBCA Honour Book Awards. She lived for one month in a remote village in the Himalayan Mountains, and this book is based on her observations at that time.
Anne Spudvilas, illustrator of The Moon Shines out of the Dark, written by Stephanie Dowrick, is one of the best illustrators in the country, with a formidable track record in awards and sales. Her titles include the bestselling The Peasant Prince (the story of Mao's Last Dancer), and the powerful Woolvs in the Sitee and Jenny Angel (CBC Book of the Year, 2003), both by Margaret Wild.