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Grandpa and the Kingfisher

By Anna Wilson and Sarah Massini

Life-affirming and lyrical, this beautiful picture book celebrates the awesome power of nature, while gently introducing young children to the concept of life and death. As spring turns to summer and autumn to winter, the kingfishers raise a family on the riverbank, while Grandpa teaches his grandchild about the power of nature and the circle of life.

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About Anna Wilson and Sarah Massini

Anna Wilson lives in Cornwall in the United Kingdom with her husband and dog, cat, ducks and a tortoise called Hercules. A keen wild swimmer and advocate for protecting animals and nature, Anna’s passion for the natural world shines through in all her work.

Sarah Massini has had a varied creative career as a corporate graphic designer, a children’s book art editor, and now as the acclaimed illustrator of many picture books including The Velveteen Rabbit and The Little Prince. She lives in Sussex in the United Kingdom with her ecologist husband and her Scottie-dog Coco.