But can a jackal and a wolf really live side by side?
Heralded as `the Michael Morpurgo of China', multi-award-winning Shen Shixi is set to delight a whole new audience with Jackal and Wolf.
Children who have loved The Animals of Farthing Wood will revel in this `survival of the fittest' story of family ties.
Lynne Rickards Lynne Rickards has worked as a proofreader in Montreal, a children's book illustrator in Toronto and a writer and editor in Glasgow. This is her second Banana - Jack's Bed was published in May 2005. Lynne lives in Glasgow with her husband and two children. Rosalind Beardshaw Rosalind Beardshaw has loved drawing and painting since childhood and from an early age decided she would like to become an illustrator. She studied at Manchester Polytechnic where she gained a degree in Illustration. She initially designed greetings cards and wrapping paper before branching out into picture books and illustrated books for young readers. She has written her own stories and illustrated books by other authors such as David Bedford and Diana Kimpton.