In this mesmerising follow-up to Nightlights, Lorena Alvarez explores our relationship with nature and animals. On a school field trip to the river, Sandy wanders away from her classmates and discovers an empty turtle shell. Peeking through the dark hole, she suddenly finds herself within a magical new dimension. Filled with sculptures, paintings and books, the turtle’s shell is a museum of the natural world. But one painting is incomplete, and the turtle needs Sandy’s help to finish it… (Source)

Author: Lorena Alvarez Gómez

Lorena Alvarez Gómez is a freelance illustrator and artist, based in Bogotá, Colombia. She likes to work with color and experiment with diverse techniques. Lorena likes to approach to each project in a unique way and is always open to learning something new. She has made illustrations for children’s books, independent publications, advertising and fashion magazines. Lorena works from her home studio, surrounded by music and loved ones. She loves to paint, take care of her dog and read comic books. (Source)

Excerpt from the book. Features illustrated comic panels of the protagonist speaking with an anthropomorphic turtle and their human friends.
Excerpt from the book. (Source)

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