a stone for sascha

A Stone for Sascha is about a girl grieving the loss of her dog.  While she and her family are on their annual summer vacation, the girl makes a discovery that invites reflection and becomes part of her healing process.  The book’s epic narrative is breathtaking, thoughtful, poetic and richly layered.  The painterly technique Aaron Becker uses for this story produces expressive and deeply resonant scenes.  A Stone for Sascha is a testament to the fact that picture books are not just for one age group — they share beauty and experiences for all.  Aaron’s hope is that the story will belong to the reader and that they will “discover their own path through the book.”

A Stone for Sascha was written and illustrated by Aaron Becker an published by Candlewick Books.  It’ll be out on May 8.