About the Author
David Litchfield is an award-winning author-illustrator of books for children, including The Bear and the Piano. He lives in the United Kingdom.
"Litchfield uses the metaphor of a friendly giant to lead readers to understand they don't need to be 'scared of things that are different.'"
— Kirkus Reviews
"Litchfield's digitally enhanced mixed-media illustrations brim with details . . . This gentle message of friendship and inclusion should find a large, appreciative audience."
"A boy learns the importance of accepting those who are different from him in this message-driven story by Litchfield (The Bear and the Piano)."
— Publishers Weekly
"This fairy tale/tall tale has a resounding message about the value of acceptance despite differences, and the power of friendship."
— School Library Journal
"A delightful book all the way around."
— Midwest Book Review