When artwork comes to life on summer vacation, Posy and her sister Belle follow a lucky turtle on a treasure hunt led by luminous messengers who communicate by art and music.
Children know where to look and what to listen for inside musical paintings, sculpture and nature. Life’s been better ever since.
Like the very best fairy tales this story has many layers of meaning. Both young and old will find new truths and insights here.
A light-hearted expedition to creative culture by world known visionary Rosette Gault inspired by nature with touches of Maine humor includes more than 150 plates, map, lore, 304 p., 36 chapters with media-tie-in.
Fair Warning: Overgrownups, killjoys and sourpuss' may never be amused.
Selections from readers comments so far.
This story changed my definition of magic.
Dwellers in the Realm dared me to forget them. I lost that bet.
There is no book to compare. If you mix the best of Emily Carr’s Book of Small, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince and the Disney movie Fantasia, be careful.
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