When Suzy's father is called to war in a faraway jungle, she struggles
to deal with his absence. Why did her father have to go? When
will he return? And will she even recognise him when he does?
As the months go by, measured by the arrival of postcards and the
passing of holidays, Suzy's father starts to feel further and further
away. Suzanne Collins, the internationally bestselling author
of the HUNGER GAMES series, has created a powerful and moving
story based on her own childhood. With her signature ability to touch
readers' hearts, combined with James Proimos's bright and friendly
artwork, here is a book that will speak to any child who has
had to spend time apart from a loved one
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Suzanne Collins lives in New York City with her family. She has had a successful and prolific career writing for children's television. Gregor and the Rats of Underland is her first book for children.More about Suzanne Collins
James Proimos III has a BA in Psychology. When not writing graphic novels, he takes on gigs as a quality control specialist in the video game industry. He currently lives in the US with his wife and a rescued mutt.
James Proimos Sr has written and illustrated over twenty children's books, including the critically acclaimed picture book, Year of the Jungle,