THAO LAM is the author/illustrator of bestselling picture book Skunk on a String. She studied illustration at Sheridan College and has an insatiable love of colored and textured papers, which she uses to create her exuberant collages. She draws inspiration from the stories she hears, from the beauty in everyday things, and from the work of the many illustrators she admires. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
"A unique and visually stunning approach to the classic dilemma of making new friends. " - Kirkus Reviews - STARRED REVIEW
"Satisfying visually, narratively, and emotionally." - Booklist
"Lam’s rich visual storytelling illuminates the way that children’s internal lives help them move through loss and anxiety." - Publishers Weekly - STARRED REVIEW
“The mostly wordless story’s emotional arc is a satisfying one.” - Horn Book
" A delight from start to finish." - Quill & Quire - STARRED REVIEW
"A fun, fanciful discovery with plenty of real-world applications." - School Library Journal
“The mostly wordless story’s emotional arc is a satisfying one.” - Canadian Review of Materials
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