My Shadow

My Shadow


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From the author of Treasure Island and Kidnapped comes a full-color children’s picture book that will become a cherished friend to boys and girls, and mothers and fathers.

Inside, outside, climbing up the stairs, or jumping into bed, your shadow may be following you! He may even be one step ahead as you run down the street! Complete with a cast of the whole family, a cat, a dog, and a teddy, this story is for everyone. Little ones who are just discovering their shadows for the first time will find inspiration between these pages, while older, more experienced kids are sure to learn new ways to play with their shadows. Get ready to laugh and giggle and then find the nearest light source and try out some shadows of your own!

Sara Sanchez has created soft and inviting illustrations to creatively interpret Robert Louis Stevenson’s original lines from the poem “My Shadow,” which was originally published in his classic for children, A Child’s Garden of Verses. Sanchez’s pictures are filled with humor and help propel this timeless poem into the twenty-first century.

My Shadow is sure to become a bedtime favorite for the whole family.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634501781
Publisher: Sky Pony
Publication date: 03/15/2016
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 278,009
Product dimensions: 10.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 3 - 6 Years

About the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson was a nineteenth-century author, poet, and essayist. He is best known for his now timeless books: Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and A Child’s Garden of Verses. He passed away in 1894.

Sara Sanchez has always drawn everything around her and went to art school when she grew up. She currently lives in Madrid, Spain.

Date of Birth:

November 13, 1850

Date of Death:

December 3, 1894

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Vailima, Samoa


Edinburgh University, 1875

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My Shadow 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
ebruno on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A poetic book about shadows. A child describes his shadow. The illustrations vary from different cultures.
kmsteen on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a very cute book that would be great for a younger audience. The illustrations were awesome. This book is about a young boy who refers to a shadow almost as if they are a person, coming out during the day but lazy and sleeps at night. You could use this to talk about shadows and how they are made and when the sun sets were a shadow goes.