Jolanda and her grandfather lived many moments together. Now he is gone, but she remembers the stones gathered together along the river, the smell of his mint candies and his inseparable guitar. An illustrated book that tells the moving relationship between a grandfather and his granddaughter. A story about the evocative power of memory and the importance of memory to keep alive those who are no longer there.
An exciting story written by Anna Lavatelli with the evocative illustrations of Francesca Corso.
Anna Lavatelli lives in Cameri, near Novara. Graduated in Philosophy at the University of Milan, she taught Literature in middle school, and now she works full-time in children literature. She started writing in 1986, experimenting different genres. She organizes events for promotion of reading. In 2005 she won H.C. Andersen Prize Italy as best italian writer of the year.