A book of great visual beauty and a lovely story. - The School Librarian
A story about the glory of the human spirit.
- Bruno Bettelheim
Enchanting . . . Visually beautiful and with a very appealing story, this is a fabulous book to share with children. - The Bookseller
An excellent book. Well worth seeking out. - EYE
Beautifully told and effectively illustrated. - EYE
Frederick delivers a strong and moving message that spiritual resources are as valuable and needed as physical ones. - CAROUSEL
Charming collage illustrations complement this gentle country story - Booktrust
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About the Author
Leo Lionni, an internationally known designer, illustrator, and graphic artist, was born in Holland and lived in Italy until he came to the United States in 1939. His picture books are distinguished by their enduring themes, graphic simplicity and brilliant use of collage. He died in 1999 at the age of 89.