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Written by HANNAH CARMONA | Illustrated by ANNA CUNHA
Anita watches the dragons high above her as she hops from one cement roof to another in her village in the Dominican Republic. But being the valiant princesa she is, she never lets them scare her. Then one day, Anita must face her fears and begin life in a new country. Will she be brave enough to enter the belly of the beast and take flight to new adventures?
A BookTrust Book of the Month
A Love Reading For Schools Book of the Month
'A gorgeous story about the love of one’s homeland and the courage it takes to emigrate' – Kirkus Reviews, STARRED
'Anita's courage as she flies off with the dragons to a new land will linger long after the final page' – Girls Read The World
'What a punch this book packs. Hannah Carmona’s lyrical narrative is paired with THE dreamiest artwork by Anna Cunha - I’m obsessed with the colour palette, and the gentle simplicity of her spreads is calming, yet full of energy'
– The Little Literary Society
'This beautifully tender narrative touches on all of the emotions that immigrants leaving their home countries may feel - the excitement and sorrow, the fear and courage'
– Maya Espiritu (MaiStoryBook)