An award-winning picture book favourite about a lonely little beaver in need of a friend.
Little Beaver lives all alone by the edge of a pond. He doesn't have any friends. One day, when he starts to cry, he hears someone else crying too. Could he have found a friend at last?
Amy MacDonald is an American author of children's books whose work includes Little Beaver and the Echo, which has been translated into 28 languages around the world, and Rachel Fister's Blister. A freelance journalist, she has written for the New Yorker, the Times, and many publications, as well as co-producing a documentary film, On This Island. She teaches writing to schoolchildren around the world as well as working as a teaching artist for the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. She lives in Maine, in the USA, with her husband and three children. and on twitter as @AmyMacDonaldFTW.
Sarah Fox-Davies loves illustrating animals in their natural environments - bats, beavers, bears, cats, wolves and even caribou - and also has a particular interest in natural history. She has contributed illustrations to a number of field guides and gardening books, as well as being the illustrator of the bestselling picture books, Little Beaver and the Echo, written by Amy Macdonald, and Snow Bears, written by Martin Waddell. She lives in Wales.
A touching, beautifully illustrated children's tale Western Morning News Gets the mixture, for child and adult, exactly right and is a story of enormous charm. Sunday Times A sensitive story, beautifully told and illustrated. The Good Book Guide