Cátia Chien – The Bear and the Moon
Children’s book illustrator Cátia Chien shows us that something beautiful can come from creative struggle. Today’s featured book, THE BEAR AND THE MOON is a picture book that follows what happens when the gift of a balloon floats into a bear’s life.
A Thousand Worlds
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