Out in the fields with Mamma one day, Oli finds a cocoon. Oli asks what it is and what it will become, which leads to questions about the way things change every day in the world. Through their journey, Mamma and Oli experience many wonderful changes and witness the cocoon turn into a butterfly. When Oli asks if he will change, Mamma says: You will become big and strong, whispered Mamma. But you will be my little bear forever.
Anna Pignataro is the acclaimed, best-selling author and illustrator of Always, Together and the Princess and Fairy series. Anna was joint winner of the Crichton Award for book illustration in 1998 and short-listed for Picture Book of the Year in 1999 by the Children's Book Council of Australia.