Synopses & Reviews
As a father and daughter cope with a loss, they rediscover an important piece of family history and begin building a new life. Alison Paul and Barbara Lehmanand#39;s innovative picture book collaboration proves the only difference between reality and a dream . . . is a plan.and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;
* andquot;Warmhearted and joyful.andquot;
andmdash;Kirkus, starred review
Imagination takes flight in Alison Paul and Caldecott Honor artist Barbara Lehmanand#39;s picture book about the power of dreaming big and making plans.
About the Author
Alison Paul was born on a Halloween morning. (Her parents are still wonder whether she was a trick or a treat.) She grew up in sunny California and lived a comfortable, snow-free existence until attending the Rhode Island School of Design. She currently lives in Providence and is an art professor at the University of Connecticut.Barbara Lehman has illustrated many books for children. Born in Chicago, Barbara attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, where she earned a BFA in communication design. A full-time illustrator, Barbara says, and#8220;Books and art have always held the strongest attraction for me. I have always felt drawn to and#8216;commercial artand#8217; because of its ability to reach many people. I like the idea of being part of the media in a meaningful and thoughtful way, especially with children as the audience.and#8221; She now lives in Philmont, New York.