From New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman comes an affirming poem for unconventional, powerful, growing daughters at any age.
A much-loved baby grows into a young woman: brave, adventurous, and lucky. Exploring, traveling, bathed in sunshine, surrounded by the wonders of the world. What every new parent or parent-to-be dreams of for her child, what every girl dreams of for herself.
Neil Gaiman and beloved illustrator Charles Vess turn a wish for a new daughter into a book that celebrates the glory of growing up: a perfect gift for girls embarking on all the journeys of life, for their parents, and for everyone who loves them.
This beautiful picture book is a lovely graduation or baby shower gift.
An enchanting lullaby poem published as a beautiful picture book for all readers Illustrated by award-winning artist Charles Vess
'A great baby present' Guardian 'It is really a book for mothers and daughters (whatever their ages) as it celebrates the glory of growing up ... very moving' The Bookseller 'Highly unusual picture book, which would make a good gift for new parents' Jewish Chronicle 'The skilful poetic rhythms and phrases of the word pictures, together with the artfully designed pages and the paintings of the renowned Vess, create a charmingly idealised feel-good factor' The School Librarian
Neil Gaiman, author, scriptwriter and creator of graphic novels, lives in the USA but is British. His diverse catalogue of books includes Stardust, now a major feature film, the bestselling novel for young readers Coraline, now a major 3D animated film, and the picture book The Wolves in the Walls, which was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal.
Charles Vess also collaborated with Neil on Stardust, for which Charles's paintings won the World Fantasy Award for Best Artist in 1999, and on Neil's acclaimed Sandman comics series.