Dianna Hutts Aston is the author of many acclaimed picture books for children. She also manages a non-profit foundation, The Oz Project, and has established an annual Teen Writer's Workshop, both of which serve underprivileged Mexican teens. She lives in Mexico.
Sylvia Long is the illustrator of many award-winning books for children, including the classics Hush Little Baby and Sylvia Long's Mother Goose. Her detailed paintings are inspired by her love of nature. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.
A beautiful follow-up to Egg is Quiet, Seed Is Sleepy and Butterfly is Patient; Rocks/gems are a perennially popular topic for kids and teachers.; This topic speaks to the existing trend; parents, grandparents, budding naturalists and scientists, educators and librarians.
Dianna Aston is the author of many books for children. In addition to writing for children, she managed her non-profit foundation, The Oz Project, which provided inspirational hot air balloon experiences to children in orphanages, rural villages and children with special needs, to encourage them to dream without limits. Sylvia Long is the illustrator of many best-selling books for children. Her detailed painting are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors.
"A visual and verbal feast, this book deserves a place on every library shelf. " - Boston Globe/Best Children's Books of the Year