Through a tapestry of colourful illustrations and heartfelt moments, this tale kindles the power of self-acceptance, the joy of finding true friendship, and the transformative magic of embracing one’s own extraordinary gifts.
Meet Til, a spirited young boy who has an extraordinary quality – he’s always on fire. But being ablaze sets him apart from others, leaving him feeling sad and alone. One day, he encounters a twinkling star and discovers a magical friendship that unveils the secret truth: Til’s radiant light is a beacon of warmth and brilliance. Soon his vibrant light begins to touch the lives of those around him, inspiring them to find and celebrate their own radiant glows.
The Boy on Fire will ignite young hearts and remind readers of all ages that our differences are what make us shine brightest. Embrace the warmth, embrace the light, and discover the joy of being uniquely you!
Sarthak Sinha is an artist and educator, born in India. His love for nature and exploring the diversity and colours of the wild has taken him from the tropical rainforests to the high Himalayas where he made children’s books from his tiny studio, and worked as a kindergarten teacher. He now lives in Lyon, France.