It started with a forwarded email late in 2011, containing a link. By February 2012, I had sent to Annick Press a manuscript for a picture book version of the story that had so captivated me . By August, Dušan Petricic was on board to illustrate a much crisper version of the story than what I’d originally submitted. It has already been well received at the Bologna Book Fair, even before publication. And last week it has gone to press! (It will be available in September 2013.)
Look carefully at the cover to find out: who is that man with the violin?