Ava's Triumph tells the story of an artist, who has a mishap while painting at the park. Ava is heartbroken, yet, with dignity and hard work, she pushes herself to make the best of the mishap. Ava’s final painting is a triumph of her own making.
Using close-up photography and artisanal craftsmanship, Ava's Triumph is a distinct picture book for young children. All the props and scenes illustrating the book have been meticulously hand-made. It's an enchanting read for both adult and child.
Busy Busy Learning
What does it take to cement a book in the hearts of its readers? I think it’s different and personal to everyone. Ava’s Triumph is one such book for my daughter and me.
Plush bunnies are set and photographed within intricate miniature scenes for this tale about making the best of unexpected challenges.
What started as two friends' passion project turned into a true visual masterpiece that can be explored and enjoyed by all.
Preschoolers and other young children will understand Ava’s initial distress after the soccer ball accident but may also be inspired by her positive attitude and her determination to solve a problem.
Midwest Book Review
"Ava's Triumph" is an especially and unreservedly recommended addition to family, daycare center, preschool, and community library picture book collections for children ages 1-4.
Reading With Your Kids
Linda had the pleasure of speaking with Jed Doherty about Ava's Triumph on his popular podcast Reading With Your Kids. Click below to listen.