Finding the Way to Faraway Valley by Cecilia Heikkilä

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Embark on a heartwarming adventure with Grandpa and Little Bear as they set out on a long-cherished journey to discover Faraway Valley—a place of dreams, filled with wild wonders and the fresh scent of pine needles. Inspired by a postcard, this determined duo meticulously prepares for their voyage by studying maps, reading books, and practicing camping skills.

As they finally set sail towards the north, their excitement is met with a bustling port town where the memory of Faraway Valley seems lost amidst the shops and crowds. Will they be able to find the enchanting place they’ve always dreamed of, or has it been forgotten forever?

  • Heartfelt Story: This touching narrative celebrates the bond between Grandpa and Little Bear and their shared dream, capturing the essence of adventure and the quest for a magical place.
  • Themes of Nature and Respect: The story gently emphasizes the importance of celebrating and respecting natural landscapes, making it a meaningful read for young readers.
  • Stunning Artwork: Cecilia Heikkilä’s illustrations bring the story to life with rich textures, vibrant colors, and charming characters, creating an immersive visual experience.
  • Exploration and Discovery: The book inspires curiosity and a sense of wonder, encouraging children to explore and cherish the beauty of the natural world.
  • Perfect for Family Reading: Finding the Way to Faraway Valley is a magical tale that is perfect for sharing with children, making it an ideal addition to bedtime routines or family storytime.

About the Author and Illustrator:

  • Cecilia Heikkilä: Known for her captivating storytelling and exquisite illustrations, Cecilia Heikkilä creates books that resonate with readers of all ages. Her work is characterized by a deep appreciation for nature and a keen eye for detail.

Format: Hardback
Size:280 x 215 mm
Publisher: Floris Books
Age Range: 4 to 7 years
Extent: 40 pages
Publication date: 1 Sep 2023

At Dearly, we cherish stories that inspire wonder and a deep connection to nature. Finding the Way to Faraway Valley is a beautiful reminder of the magic that exists in our dreams and the natural world around us. This book will undoubtedly become a treasured favorite in your family’s collection.

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