Mayfly Day by Jeanne Willis
  

Mayfly Day

Written by Jeanne Willis
Illustrated by Tony Ross

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September 2012 Book of the Month. Its message is one to treasure. Mayfly lives for only one day. Is she sad? No, everything about that one day is to be celebrated. Mayfly sees buds burst open, she sees babies being born; she feels breezes blowing and she dances to the music of the universe. When her one day comes to an end, Mayfly gives thanks for the wonder of it all. A book of celebration for all to share.

Synopsis

Mayfly Day by Jeanne Willis

Mayfly might have only one day to live, but she enjoys every moment, observing all the life around her, and rejoicing in her own.

Reviews

‘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.’ - Publishing News

‘The creative partnership of Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross has produced another gem to dazzle us.’ - The Bookseller

About the Author

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans, Herts, in 1959. As a young girl she sought adventures though writing comic strips and books. After completing a copywriting course at Watford Art College she went on to work in advertising. Today, Jeanne is an internationally renowned, full-time writer and has published over a hundred books - ranging from picture books including The Bog Baby and Who's in the Loo?, to YA, poetry and fiction. She has won several awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has also been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback

Author

Jeanne Willis
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Author's Website

jeannewillis.com/

Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

3rd May 2012

ISBN

9781842706060

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Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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