Book Description

Jasper the cat is angry when Elsa the owl comes to live in his barn and hunting ground, until they become allies and friends.

Jasper the barn cat loves his hunting ground and territory, the old, abandoned barn at the edge of the forest. When Elsa the owl moves in unexpectedly, Jasper is forced to share and learns to work with someone else. Accompanied by soft watercolour-style illustrations with a soft, muted colour palette.

  • Soft, watercolour-style illustrations with a muted colour palette.
  • Themes of learning to find common ground and amity.
  • Deals with a familiar childhood problem, learning to share gracefully.

Rosemary Shojaie is an author-illustrator based in Rochester, NY. She attended the University of Rochester and the Cambridge School of Art, where she received her MA in Children’s Book Illustration. Her first picture book, The Snow Fox, was published by Starfish Bay Publishing in 2020. Rosemary’s work generally involves a combination of graphite pencil, colored pencil, pastels, and gouache, and she is currently enjoying experimenting with linocut and other printmaking techniques.

Interest Age: 4 to 7 years

Reading Age: 6 to 8 years

RRP: $24.99

ISBN: 978-1-76036-168-6

Format: Hardback

World rights available, except for France, Australia, Canada, China, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the US.

Book Details
Rosemary Shojaie
Rosemary Shojaie
25.0 cm in H · 21.5 cm in W · 40 pages
Release Date:
September 2023
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