When Sophy is given a pair of running shoes, her life changes forever - because now she can go to school. This book presents a sensitive and warm story of a young girl's desire for knowledge and her one chance to attain it.
Author Fred Lipp lives in Portland, Maine, USA. He is the author of several award-winning picture books and the founder of a charity providing educational opportunities for underprivileged children in Cambodia. Illustrator Jason Gaillard lives in New York, USA and is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. Jason is a successful commercial artist and has so far illustrated two books with US publishing house Mondo.