The book teaches children the value of dreaming, patience and persistence, while cultivating in little readers love and knoweldge of nature. This encouraging story will bring a smile to your face and support your child's self-confidence.
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Hug The Sky is a tale that captures the pursuit of flight by Kai, a marsupial who lives on a gum tree. However Kai's acquaintances are trying to dissuade her from following the heart. Along the way, the story teaches and connects readers big and small to Australian wildlife, set in lush landscapes created by award-winning water colorist Daria Eder. An Academy of Fine Arts educated illustrator, Daria teaches creativity and creative techniques to children, and her work is exhibited across Europe. Ivan Levant is an educator, comedian and environmentalist. Collaboration between Daria and Ivan brings readers light, inspiring and high quality artistic illustrations that match the content of the poem.
Children will not only enjoy the story, but will benefit from it by learning about the importance of listening to inner selves and following their dreams. At the same time, the tale aims to encourage a connection and empathy for Australian wildlife, stimulating learning and understanding of the natural world!