Taltal Levi was born in the Galilee, Israel. She graduated from Lucerne University of Arts and Design with a degree in illustration fiction and has worked as a freelance illustrator since. In 2019 she was nominated for the Serafina Young Talent Award with her picture book debut A Little Courage. Taltal Levi works and lives in Basel, Switzerland.
The graceful curves of trees waving in the wind, the gold of the grass, and the russet of the fox testify to ways that solitude can give sustenance when people can’t, and offers refuge until they can.
– Publishers Weekly
The highly relatable feeling of being invisible, the little girl’s independence, and the loving conclusion all add up to a satisfying picture book.
– The Horn Book
Levi's detailed drawings add excitement to this simple story; the birds and animals create a sense of depth and character, as does the overnight scene in the center of the book...The social-emotional potential also abounds, providing caretakers and educators points of departure for conversations on bravery, independence, and loneliness. A soft-spoken marvel.
– Children's LIterature Reviews
Beguiling, velvety golds, russets, and greens dominate. Words and art combine to tell a story infused with mystery and wonder, a story that honors nature’s ability to provide a space for contemplation and maybe a little bit of healing.
– Julie Danielson, 7 Impossible Things Before Breakfast