Tan tells us of his inspiration and the methods he used to create the images that we see in the finished book.
"Failing to get the attention of her busy father, a lonely girl turns back to a fantastic world for friendship and adventure..."
The third book in this Caldecott Honour winning trilogy of wordless picture books is as exciting and beautiful as its predecessors.
In this book we return to the world of canals, castles, samurai warriors and brightly coloured birds. All of whom bring a mix of danger and beauty.
Our lonely, young adventurer has the help of her friends and also surprisingly someone from home.