written by Cao Wenxuan, illustrated by Yu Rong
In this lovely picture book from an award-winning author, animals fight over shade on a blazing hot day—until they learn to overcome their selfishness. During a hot summer day in the grasslands, the animals race to claim the single spot of shade on the safari. The selfish elephant triumphs over the rest. The animals fight until they are inspired by a selfless act of love to offer shade to one another.With lyrical text, bright and delicate art, and a die-cut surprise, Summer is an introduction to animals and a testament to the power of kindness.
Ages 3 to 6