A sculptor named Pyg carves a statue of a goddess so beautiful, so perfect, that he falls head over heels in love with her. He buys her gifts, tells her stories, and wishes with all his heart she were a real, live woman. The trouble with wishes is . . . sometimes they come true!
Diane Stanley's lively prose and vivid illustrations bring this funny and warm tale of misguided love to life as Pyg learns what a true companion is really made of.
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Diane Stanley is the recipient of the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children, as well as numerous other honors. She is an accomplished novelist, biographer, picture book author, and illustrator. She has written eleven other picture book biographies, about figures as diverse as Shaka, the king of the Zulus; Michelangelo; Shakespeare; and Joan of Arc. Diane Stanley lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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