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Hearts (Toon Books)

Thereza Rowe


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When Penelope the Fox drops her heart into the sea, she's swept off on a perilous journey dodging sharks and royal cat-guards, until a cartwheeling chicken leads her to the garden of lost things.

Toon Books, 9781935179597, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 7, 2014

About the Author

Thereza Rowe is a Brazilian-British artist living in London, England. She says: My favorite tools are color, shape, and imagination. I daydream about magic clocks, flying fish, enchanted forests--the list goes on. I work alone in the studio, so my cats, Flash and her sister Kitty, have always been my best companions (we talk to each other in five languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and...Meow-purr.) When Flash went to cat's heaven, it was like half of my heart had been ripped out. As I was wallowing in my own misery, suddenly came a wee voice: 'Whatever happens, never lose your heart. Everything is going to be just fine.' That's when I started doodling Penelope--I think of myself as a fox--sitting on a cliff, and I wondered what would happen if I really lost my heart...