Paperback edition of this life affirming picture book by the award-winning team of Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross.
Mayfly might have only one day to live, but she enjoys every moment, observing all the life around her, and rejoicing in her own. As she soars over the sky at dawn she bathes in the golden light. and she dances to the music of the universe.
“A dream team of writer and illustrator!”
“The creative partnership of Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross has produced another gem to dazzle us.”
“A poetic, life-affirming story about a mayfly, and how she enjoys every moment of her single day of life, from an award-winning team.”
“A bitter-sweet tale from Jeanne Willis perfectly put together with the soft-crayon style of pictures from Tony Ross.”
The School Librarian
“It manages to provide a sense of both consolation and celebration.”
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“A sure winner...ideal for sharing with children of all ages”
“A poetic, life-affirming story about a mayfly, and how she enjoys every moment of her single day of life, from a Smarties Prize-winning team.”
“The creative partnership of Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross has produced another gem to dazzle us.....definitely one to purchase in hardback and to be treasured by readers of all ages.”
“An utterly delightful book...The illustrations are beautiful.”
Angels and Urchins
“A perfect combination of succinct prose with warm, delicately-coloured illustrations. A gem.”