As Big as the Sky (Hardcover)
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What happens when a brother and sister who share a love as big as the sky must separate? This heartwarming story set in an African village shows that with a little generosity, there's always a way to come together. In a small African village in Malawi, Prisca and her brother Caleb work together and play together, chasing each other as fast as they can. But when Caleb has to leave home to attend a good school, Prisca misses him terribly. Hoping to earn enough money to visit him, Prisca begs a local peddler to sell her crafts--but no one buys what she's made. However, thanks to Prisca's kindness and compassion, her dreams of reuniting with Caleb just may come true.
About the Author
Carolyn Rose spent many years teaching, reading, and enjoying children's books with her students. She and her husband, Bob, have volunteered in the Middle East, Central America, Southeast Asia, and Africa, enjoying the cultures and the people they meet. The story of As Big as the Sky sprang from a trip to Malawi with Marion Medical Mission. Carolyn and Bob live in Golden, CO. Follow her travels on Adventurerose.com. Elizabeth Zunon was born in Albany, NY, and grew up in the Ivory Coast, West Africa. As a little girl, she loved to draw, paint, make up dances, and play dress-up; as she grew up, she didn't really change! Elizabeth now lives in Albany, where she draws, paints, silk-screens, sews, daydreams, and makes beaded jewelry. Her work is largely influenced by the people, places, and things from her childhood in the Ivory Coast.