A beautiful new paperback edition of a beloved children's classicSince its first publication in 1975, Tuck Everlasting has sold over 5 million copies worldwide!Featuring a stunning cover and interior chapter illustrations by Melissa CastrillonNatalie Babbitt started out as an illustrator, and wrote and illustrated many novels and picture books for children. Her first book, Tuck Everlasting, was published in 1975. It has won many awards and been turned into two films and a Broadway musical. It is now considered a classic of children's writing. Natalie has also won numerous awards for her other books and in 2012 was awarded the inaugural E.B. White Award for achievement in children's literature. She died in 2016 at the age of 84.Winnie Foster is in the woods, thinking of running away from home, when she sees a boy drinking from a spring. Winnie wants a drink too, but before she can take a sip, she is kidnapped by the boy, Jesse Tuck, and his family. She learns that the Tuck family are blessed with - or doomed to - eternal life since drinking from the spring, and they wander from place to place trying to live as inconspicuously as they can. Now Winnie knows their secret. But what does immortality really mean? And can the Tucks help her understand before it's too late? A beautiful paperback edition of the unforgettable classic of children's writing about what it truly means to live forever. Featuring illustrations by Melissa Castrillon.What would it really mean to live forever? A beautiful foiled paperback edition of the unforgettable classic of children's writing by Natalie BabbittTuck Everlasting is one of the best books ever written - for any ageThis book is as shapely, crisp, sweet, and tangy as a summer-ripe pearA fearsome and beautifully written book that can't be put down or forgottenNatalie Babbitt's great skill is spinning fantasy with the lilt and sense of timeless wisdom of the old fairy tales ... It lingers on, haunting your waking hours, making you ponderExciting and excellently writtenHeartbreaking, beautiful and memorable
Natalie Babbitt started out as an illustrator and has written and illustrated many novels and picture books for children. Tuck Everlasting has won several awards in the US including ALA Notable Book. Natalie has also won countless awards for her other books. Natalie teaches writing for children and book illustration and also writes reviews of children's literature for the New York Times Book Review and other publications. She is a grandmother of 3 and lives in Rhode Island, USA.