Cloud Chaser (PB)
|Author:||Anne-Fleur Drillon; Eric Puybaret (Illustrator)|
Dreamy Emery loves doodling wild inventions . . . but when a new friend moves in next door with piles of tools and ideas, can they build a real flying machine together? This charming celebration of intergenerational friendship, creativity and the thrill of scientific discovery will delight young inventors and STEM educators alike. AGES: 5 to 10 AUTHOR: Anne-Fleur Drillon is a children's book author and editor, and co-founder of the French publisher Editions Margot. She lives in France. SELLING POINTS: * STEM LEARNING: Perfect for STEM classrooms and makerspaces, this celebration of scientific innovation and discovery will inspire young creators to make their dreams reality. * INTERGENERATIONAL FRIENDSHIP: Told in first person from a child's point of view, Emery's tale depicts a realistic progression from shyness to friendship and shows the power of a common goal to unite people across generations. * BEAUTIFUL ARTWORK: Stunning acrylic paintings by celebrated French artist Eric Puybaret imbue Emery's scientific journey with magic and wonder. * ENGINEERING FOR EVERYONE: The story does not use gendered pronouns to refer to the main character, allowing children of any gender to identify with the story.