Diva and Flea live in Paris. Diva mostly lives inside and Flea mostly lives outside. Flea is a flaneur. He walks past Diva’s house every day and Diva usually yelps and runs away. One day she stands up for herself, starting a great friendship where Flea teaches Diva about the beauties of their city and Diva teaches Flea about the pleasures of human company. A fun chapter book, for readers who have graduated from Mo Willems’s picture books and early readers, and are looking for a book to read on their own.— From Holiday Picks 2015
Diva, a small yet brave dog, and Flea, a curious streetwise cat, develop an unexpected friendship in this unforgettable tale of discovery.
For as long as she could remember, Diva lived at 11 avenue Le Play in Paris, France. For as long as he could remember, Flea also lived in Paris, France-but at no fixed address. When Flea flâneurs past Diva's courtyard one day, their lives are forever changed. Together, Diva and Flea explore and share their very different worlds, as only true friends can do.
About the Author
Tony DiTerlizzi (www.diterlizzi.com), a number-one New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, created the middle-grade series The Spiderwick Chronicles with Holly Black, which has sold millions of copies, been translated into more than 30 languages and made into a feature film. He won a Caldecott Honor for illustrating The Spider & The Fly, and in 2014 he teamed up with Lucasfilm to retell the original Star Wars trilogy in a picture book featuring artwork by Academy award-winning concept artist, Ralph McQuarrie. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts with his wife, daughter and dog, Mimi.