Luca is a panda from China. He is off on his travels around the world and meets a new friend, Artie the polar bear. They learn all about each other and how similar they are and become good friends. Luca even meets Artie’s family on Diamond Rock. Join Artie and Luca as this adventure unfolds and they find themselves learning an important lesson about the dangers of water and ice.
Emma Buckee has created a beautiful picture storybook that resonates with every teacher, parent and child. With striking illustrations, each page takes us on a journey learning about the similarities and differences between the much loved characters, Artie and Luca. Ultimately this colourful tale aims to teach every child about the respect that is deserved by others. It also goes one step further and highlights the dangers of water and ice. An important book, necessary in every home and school.
About the Author
With a passion for drawing dating back to the age of 3 years old, creativity has always been at the heart of Emma Buckee’s life. A number of prize-winning children’s authors and illustrators have been inspirational to her success. In addition, experience with assisting children at school has thoroughly enriched and influenced Emma Buckee’s wealth of creative talent.
Harrogate born Emma Buckee attributes her author and illustrator success to the constant support of her family, including her parents, older brother, Neil, and her long-term partner, George. When Emma is not busy creating possibly the next top children’s story book, she enjoys photography, dance and travelling.