It is the first thing he puts on each morning. It gives him the courage to deal with all kinds of tricky situations, such as getting out of bed, sliding off a chair, and riding his bike. But sometimes someone else's trouble can be greater than your own, and this is what Toby discovers one day. This powerful and fantastical story about a fearful child finding his independence is from the author and illustrator of Tree: A little story about big things.
Danny Parker was born in the UK. He has been a nurse, an undertaker and an actor. He is now a teacher in Perth, Western Australia, and is married with two children, for whom he sometimes plays the part of a parachute. Matt Ottley is a multi-award-wining picture-book writer and illustrator. He grew up in the highlands of Papua New Guinea and has worked as a stockman, a landscape gardener and a performing musician. He is now a full-time writer, illustrator and composer and travels everywhere with a parachute, just in case...