When an autumn leaf lands on Lilly’s nose her mother tells her that winter is creeping in. Lilly has never seen winter; she has a lot of questions. Does winter creep about like a ghost? Does it roar like a monster? And when it drapes a cold, glittering white blanket across the mountains – how will Lilly ever survive?
Winter’s Blanket is a story of innocent discovery and a story full of hope, knowing that, no matter how harsh a winter may be ... spring will always follow.
About the author
Phil Cummings is the author of many books for children, from picture books to novels. His most recent works include the picture book Wang Wang and Funi, which he was commissioned to write for the arrival of two giant pandas at Adelaide Zoo. Phil is also delighted to have recently received an Australia Council Grant to further his writing career.
Donna Gynell is an illustrator with a love of children's books that began over 25 years ago while studying graphic design and illustration in Adelaide, South Australia. Winter's Blanket is the 21st book she has illustrated, and the first time she has collaborated with writer Phil Cummings.