Lilah’s beloved cat dies and all she’s left with is an olive tree to remember her by. Seasons pass and the tree grows but Lilah is too grief stricken to see its beauty and connection to Olive. Until, one day, in the safety of the tree’s branches, and with the help of a stray cat, Lilah is ready to remember.
Born and bred in Livorno, Italy, Lucia currently lives on the Gold Coast, where she works as a freelance illustrator specialising in children’s books. Since her move to Australia in 2007 she has collaborated with Australian and English Publishers and has illustrated seventeen books, including Come Down Cat! (CBCA Honour Book and shortlisted in the Prime Minister Award, 2012) and the successful series Our Australian Girl.