Anna Carries Water

Anna Carries Water

Series: Picture Books
Tag: Bestsellers
Publisher: Tradewind Books
Publication Year: February 2014
Illustrator: Laura James
ISBN: 9781896580609

Rights sold to Korea and South Africa.

About the Book

Anna fetches water from the spring every day, but she can’t carry it on her head like her older brothers and sisters. In this charming and poetic family story set in Jamaica, Commonwealth Prize-winning author Olive Senior shows young readers the power of determination, as Anna achieves her goal and overcomes her fear.

About the Author
Olive Senior

was born and raised in Jamaica and is one of its most celebrated writers. She is currently the Poet Laureate of Jamaica. Olive is a recipient of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Gold Medal of the Institute of Jamaica. She divides her time between Jamaica and Toronto.