East of the Sun, West of the Moon

East of the Sun, West of the Moon Cover

East of the Sun, West of the Moon

By Jackie Morris; Jackie Morris (Illustrator)

Frances Lincoln Ltd, Hardcover, 9781847802941, 164pp.

Publication Date: February 26, 2013


From the moment she saw him, she knew the bear had come for her. How many times had she dreamt of the bear?. Now, here he was, as if spelled from her dreams.?I will come with you, Bear, ? she said.It is the beginning of an extraordinary journey for the girl. First to the bear's secret palace in faraway mountains, where she is treated so courteously, but where she experiences the bear's unfathomable sadness, and a deep mystery?As the bear's secret unravels, another journey unfolds? a long and desperate journey, that takes the girl to the homes of the four Winds and beyond, to the castle east of the sun, west of the moon.This beautiful, mysterious story of love, loyalty and above all, freedom, is inspired by fairy tale, and is magically told and illustrated by Jackie Morris.

About the Author
Jackie Morris lives in Wales with her two children, two dogs and five cats and makes a living by drawing, colouring in and dreaming. She enjoys walking, swimming in the sea and reading, especially children's books. She regularly exhibits her paintings in galleries nationwide.

Praise For East of the Sun, West of the Moon

"Jackie Morris does more than tell a story, she conjures glorious landscapes of the heart." Meg Rosoff, author of How I Live Now