Publication Date: March 2011
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Atop the rippling waves—
the breeze ruffling his fluff—
Loon Baby waits, alone,
Will his mother ever come back?
Anne Hunter lives on a farm in Vermont. Since attending Earlham College and graduating from the University of the Arts, she has worked full-time as an illustrator, well-known for her nature illustrations. Hunter has written and illustrated many children’s books, including Possum's Harvest Moon.
"This lovely picture book addresses a child's fear of abandonment and offers the reassurance of a mother's love." —Booklist
"Guaranteed to hit the mark with anyone who's ever felt lost and alone." —Kirkus Reviews
"While understated, the story has a sturdy quality that should stand up to repeated read-alouds."— Publishers Weekly