Kate Westerlund has written numerous books for children, including The Message of the Birds.
Robert Ingpen has written and illustrated more than 100 books, and in 1986 he was awarded the highest honor in the children’s book world, the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, for his long term contribution to international children’s literature.
“A lovely, quiet book with something powerful to say.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on The Message of the Birds
"A marvelous fantasy about the power of books and imagination." —Reading Eagle
"This marvelous fantasy, illustrated by the internationally acclaimed Robert Ingpen, will have children re-reading their favorite stories and daring to travel inside the pictures as they discover that books are for more than just reading." —smartbooksforsmartkids.com