A lonely little meadow bird,
looking to find new friends,
sets out on a BIG adventure
to the light inside.
(Age Range 4-8)
Fun Fact: The story of CY was inspired
by string light birds hanging along
a home's oceanside deck on beautiful Pender Island, BC, Canada.
"This book can be used by teachers and parents alike to teach children about the value of friendship, kindness, positivity, and self-esteem and how these essential qualities can change the lives of many."
- Seattle Book Review
". . . a good read-aloud for little ones who will enjoy poring over the images."
- Kirkus Reviews
"A sweet story that is well suited
for a quiet and snuggly reading session."
The Children's Book Review
utouts for CY
"Mark Glover Masterson does a remarkable job of creating a story for young children filled with meaning and awe."
Seattle Book Review
"Elder's eye-catching, full colour images are a highlight
of the book."
Monica Elder (Illustrator) Bio:
A multifaceted visual artist based out of Vancouver, Canada, Monica was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She picked up her creative skills at a very young age, being mentored and encouraged by her mother. Nowadays, Monica’s major influences and inspirations come from artists such as Quentin Blake and Michael Martchenko. She uses a combination of traditional paintings and digital media techniques to achieve her own style, as displayed in her most recent children's picture book
The Light in Cy.