There was once a big mountain. The people on one side were rich and worked only to get richer. The people on the other side of the mountain were poor but had a wealth of stories and laughter. One day a poor young boy decides to seek a new story and this leads him to the rich people's marketplace. He would love one of the ripe pieces of fruit, but what can a poor boy trade?
Find out if it is possible to bottle and share happiness in this timeless fable, exquisitely illustrated in an eye-opening and unusual style.
AUTHOR: Pippa Goodhart is the author of over a hundred children's books, including prize- winning picture book 'You Choose', and the 'Winnie the Witch' storybooks which she writes under the pen name of Laura Owen. She trained as a teacher, and worked for many years in bookselling before becoming a mother and a writer. Ehsan Abdollahi is an illustrator of children's picture books as well as magazines and newspapers. He teaches illustration at the Tehran University of Art. Ehsan is inspired by the environment, fabrics and clothes of the people from the Southern part of Iran (where he was born) and uses bold colours and rich patterns in his illustrations.