Sophy is shy and lonely, until a wolf teaches her that she has a courage that can change everything. This is a story about conquering that feeling of shyness, being brave and finding your voice when you need it the most.
Sophy doesn't know how to fit in. She tries to talk at school but the words get stuck in her throat and everyone laughs and whispers behind her back. But one day, an extraordinary thing happens…Sophy is whisked away to a magical snowy land where she meets a wolf and her cub. The unlikely trio roll, run and howl together, playing happily in the snow. Sophy has found friends and nothing can ruin her day… until a big, angry bear appears. But Sophy finally finds her voice and finds the courage she's been looking for all along.
This is a story of overcoming the isolating feeling of being shy, finding friends and most importantly, finding your voice.
Jo Loring-Fisher is an illustrator, storyteller and mum of four. She is based in the beautiful city of Bath, England, where she lives with her husband, youngest daughter and Whippet puppy. She loves the natural world and enjoys creating images using a range of materials including collage, inks, paint and printmaking. Much of Jo's inspirations comes from observing nature and everyday life. Her other picture books include Taking Time and Just Like You.
Children’s & educational
Frances Lincoln Children's
5 - 7
Picture books: character books