|THE TOWER TO THE SUN
Lush with the intricate detail that has become his hallmark, Colin Thompson's art invites repeated examination and yields its secrets subtly. In Thompson's most provocative pictorial fantasy to date, the richest man in the world builds a tower to the sky so that his grandson can experience the blue sky and bright sun he remembers from his childhood.
"What use is all my money if I can't build dreams?''
|THE GREAT MONTEFIASCO
The Great Montefiasco's magic tricks are so bad that his audiences find them hilarious, and when he hires the Fabulous--but clumsy--Betty as his assistant, and together they realize that there is more to life than good tricks—making people laugh brings far more joy.
|THE SHORT AND INCREDIBLY HAPPY LIFE OF RILEY
Human beings live for quite a long time and for a lot of that time we are not happy. We want to be taller, shorter, fatter, thinner, older and younger. We want our straight hair to be curly, our curly hair to be straight and our brown eyes to be blue. We hate our parents, children, teachers, students and everybody. We want to be somewhere else with someone else, eating something else and wearing something fantastic no one else can afford, and we want to splash them as we drive by in our big red car.
Rats live for quite a short time and for most of that time they are very, very happy...
This laugh-out-loud picture book will appeal to people - and rats - of all ages. A truly unique picture book by Thompson and Lissiat presents life lessons with gentle humor and satire.
RELEASE YOUR INNER RILEY!