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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.
Mayfly might have only one day to live, but she enjoys every moment, observing all the life around her, and rejoicing in her own.
‘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
|Publication date:||3rd May 2012|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers|
Jeanne Willis is an award-winning children's author and scriptwriter. She had her first picture book published by Andersen Press at the age of 21, and since then she has won the Silver Medal Smarties Prize (Tadpole's Promise), the Nasen Special Needs Award (Susan Laughs), the Sheffield Children's Book Award (Who’s in The Loo) and the Red House Children's Book Award (Bottoms Up). Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband. Photo credit: Justine StoddartMore About Jeanne Willis