Each night, in the hours between supper and bedtime, the Tear Thief carries her waterproof, silvery sack as she steals the tears of every child who cries. But what does she do with all those tears? This warm, poignant and beautifully illustrated story offers a thought-provoking message and a starting point for sharing childrens emotional responses.
Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow and grew up in Stafford. She has published six collections of poems for adults and has received many awards. She won the 1993 Whitbread Award for Poetry and the Forward Prize for best collection for Mean Time. The World's Wife received the E. M. Forster Award in America. She is currently Professor of Contemporary Poetry atMore about Carol Ann Duffy
Carol Ann Duffy is an acclaimed poet and playwright who has also written many picture books. Her book of children's poetry, Meeting Midnight(9780571201204) was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year, 2000 and her latest collection of poetry, Rapture (9780330433914), was the winner of the 2006 T. S. Eliot Prize. Carol Ann lives in ManchesteMore about Nicoletta Ceccoli