Lana Button works in early childhood education. Her writing has been published in Lady Bug magazine and Today's Parent. Willow's Whispers is Lana's first book for Kids Can Press.
Tania Howells's illustrations have appeared in Chirp and Today's Parent, among other publications. She is the illustrator of Berkeley's Barn Owl Dance and Willow's Whispers. Tania lives in Toronto, Ontario.
A victory for any reader who struggles to be heard, even
There is nothing cloying about the sweetness of this book. The playful use of font sizes, the simply drawn, brightly colored figures and, most of all, the perfect pitch of its text, see to that.--The Globe and Mail
Shy, quiet kids will take heart at Willow's small victories.--Quill & Quire
Limited text and simple sentences, combined with a strong character who solves her own problems, make this a successful selection.--School Library Journal