DAVID LITCHFIELD first started to draw when he was very young, creating Star Wars and Indiana Jones 'mash up' comics for his older brother and sister. Since then David's work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, books and on T-shirts. He has also exhibited his illustrations in both solo and group shows in the U.K, Europe and America. His first picture book,The Bear and the Piano, won the Waterstones Prize and has sold in 12 languages. David lives in Bedford with his family.
'A heartfelt story about difference, acceptance and kindness. The illustrations are luminous, packed full of colour and a sense of wonder.'--The Huffington Post * The Huffington Post *
'I really loved Litchfield's award-wining debut The Bear And The Piano and this is another beautiful example of his use of traditional and contemporary art techniques to create bursts of shimmering sunlight which will warm the heart... Funny, touching and visually stunning, this really is a book to treasure.' -- Sally Morris * Daily Mail *
'Infused with a sense of wonder and some spectacular panoramas, a story of friendship and belonging' * Bookseller Children's Buyer's Guide *
'There's a mysterious luminosity in this book's delicately detailed illustrations (complete with hidden giant), alongside characters drawn with humour and compassion. It's a magical story about accepting people who are different.' * Book Trust *