Two curly caterpillars dream of all the things they will do when they become butterflies. Autumn comes, and they settle down to sleep, eager to wake up and have their dream realised. But Nature has a different dream, a different plan for them...
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A dream team of writer and illustrator! - The Times
Tony Ross's illustrations are wicked, but Willis is simply wonderful...worth buying. - The Times
A celebration of difference! - The Times
Voted one of the best books for younger readers. 'This touching tale, with lovely crayon illustrations, celebrates difference' - The Week
This book is beautifully illustrated and the production values are very high indeed. - The School Librarian
Simple, yet deep, this delightful book is suitable for older toddlers. Exquisite illustrations in a wistful, gentle story. - Carousel
A poetic ballad about the aspirations of two caterpillars. But life doesn't always go the way we want. Some of us end up as butterflies, some as moths. Wonderful. Age 3+. - www.applejuiceradio.co.uk
A story about loss, diversity and the mystery of nature. Touching and beautiful. - Irish Post
Another successful collaboration between two well-loved children's authors - Jeanne Willis' language is simple yet lyrical and Tony Ross matches its impact with his beautiful drawings. It's a magical combination for a lovely story. - Books for Keeps
Jeanne Willis is one of the most successful children's picture book authors. She also writes for television and video companies, and has two children. Tony Ross has been highly acclaimed and is in great demand as a children's book illustrator. His books are published all over the world. He lives in Nottingham.