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A Stone for Sascha
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A Stone for Sascha (Hardback)

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A beautiful wordless epic from the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Journey, Quest and Return.



This year's summer holiday will be very different for a young girl and her family without Sascha, the beloved family dog, along for the ride. But a walk along the beach to gather cool, polished stones becomes a brilliant turning point in the girl's grief. There, at the edge of a vast ocean beneath an infinite sky, she uncovers, alongside the reader, a profound and joyous truth...



In his first picture book since his bestselling Journey trilogy, Aaron Becker achieves a tremendous feat, connecting the personal loss of one child to a cycle spanning millennia - and delivering a stunningly layered tale that demands to be pored over again and again.

Children'sPicture books, activity books & early learning materialPicture booksPicture storybooks Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Publication Date: 05/07/2018 ISBN-13: 9781406382457  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Aaron Becker learned while living in Granada, Spain, that many of the city's stone churches had at one point been mosques and, before that, Roman ruins. Which got him thinking: what wisdom can something as still as a rock share with the rest of us? While he could only guess at the answer, he does have some experience with these ancient fragments of earth. After all, the house where he grew up in Baltimore was built from, you guessed it, stone. Aaron Becker lives in Massachusetts, USA, with his wife and daughter. Find him online at storybreathing.com and on Twitter as @storybreathing.

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