In Clara and Asha -- as in Eric Rohmann's Caldecott Medal-winning My Friend Rabbit --a simple storyline becomes the basis for fun and sophistication. Clara's friend Asha is an enormous fish, which means that hide-and-seek, Halloween, snow days, and afternoons in the park offer surprising opportunities for adventure. With oil paintings that playfully suggest stories within stories and convey great emotional range, this is a captivating book about the special world of a child's imagination--where a giant fish might come to ...

Clara and ASHA 2005, Roaring Brook Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781596430310