Author(s): Sonja Danowski
This heartwarming tale by the extraordinary illustrator, Sonja Danowski, is sure to please animal lovers! When Toni, a little boy, bravely offers his favorite stuffed cat to the animal shelter to raise money for the needy dogs and cats, it touches his mom's heart. Later that night Toni misses his stuffed toy, and his mom offers her old stuffed animal. He embraces it with such love that his mom rewards him in a way that he never imagines.
Sonja Danowski is a German artist and illustrator with a particular focus on how drawn images can help preserve human memory. Her work has been selected several times for the Illustrators Exhibition at the Bologna Children s Book Fair, and she has received numerous international awards for her art. In 2013, she was honored with a Gold Medal by the Korean Nami Island International Picture Book Illustration Concours. She received a 2016 Mildred L. Batchelder Award honor for Grandma Lives in a Perfume Village. She lives in Berlin."