THIS IS A GIRL determined to express herself! If she can't draw her dreams, she'll sculpt or build, carve or collage. If she can't do that, she'll turn her world into a canvas. And if everything around her is taken away, she'll sing, dance, and dream. Mixed media illustrations, lyrical text, and a breathtaking gatefold conjure powerful magic in this heartfelt affirmation of art, imagination, and the resilience of the human spirit.
"This extraordinary book will make it hard for any child reader to settle for the mundaneness of reality." Kirkus
"uplifts and demonstrates the unstoppable spirit of creativity" Booklist
"Curato’s collaged and found-object illustrations meet the creative challenges the text all but demands with moments of giddy inventiveness." Publishers Weekly
"This inspirational read-aloud provides ample opportunity for discussion and creation from beginning to end. A necessary addition for most collections." School Library Journal