Sometimes statues are granted a chance to become warm, breathing creatures. The stone lion has only one dream - to run, pounce and leap in the park across from where he sits. But one swy night, when a baby is abandoned at his paws, he is compelled to think differently
Margaret Wild is an internationally renowned children's author whose books have been translated into several languages. Her writing deals with a wide range of themes, but most notably issues of identity, trust and death. She's won several awards, including the CBCA Picture Book of the Year Award. Originally from South Africa, she has been living in Australia since 1972.