When a child looks up to find drawings on the ceiling of a cave, she wonders how they were painted. Planets that spin, the birds and the beasts, woman and manhow did the old man in the sky paint it all? Based on the 1879 discovery of ceiling paintings in Spain's Altamira Cave, this imaginative story expresses the awe of contemplating the creation of the world and locating beauty in an unexpected place. Children will revel in this timeless tale with truly breathtaking images.
|Publisher:||Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||3 - 7 Years|
About the Author
TERI SLOAT is the author of more than twenty books for children, including There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Trout! A former teacher, she lives north of San Francisco.
STEFANO VITALE has illustrated many acclaimed books, including Why War Is Never a Good Idea by Alice Walker and When the Wind Stops by Charlotte Zolotow. He lives in Venice, Italy.