An old man, known as the Wren, plays his hurdy-gurdy, and with the help of his student, the Sparrow, brings hope and inspiration to the people of a small Polish town. A beautifully illustrated Holocaust fable by US Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis.
About the Author
J. Patrick Lewis
has published over eighty-five children's picture and poetry books. He was recently given the NCTE Excellence in Children’s Poetry Award, and was the Poetry Foundation's third US Children's Poet Laureate (2011-2013).
Yevgenia Nayberg is an illustrator, painter, and set and costume designer. She received a Sydney Taylor Silver Medal for her illustrations for Drop by Drop. She lives in New York.