This moving story of misunderstood gargoyles and the gentle angels who console them will touch the heart of anyone who has ever felt alone and unloved. With poetic words and lavish illustrations of stone creatures come to life, this unforgettable book will forever alter our perceptions of the once-frightening stone guardians of gothic architecture. “By using the popular gargoyles as his messengers, Pilkey will catch the attention of many children, who otherwise might be oblivious to the pain of the outcast.”--Booklist
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What will happen when the silent, stone gargoyles that adorn the world's churches and cathedrals take flight...?
An IRA-CBC Children's Choice
"A book for all seasons." -- Family Life
"A prime instance of how to teach morality without inculcating morals." -- The New Yorker
"Pilkey's exuberant artwork... [and] optimistic message [are] easy to embrace." -- Publishers Weekly
"Readers will find solace in this modern-day answer to existentialism." -- Kirkus Reviews
Behind their cold, stone faces, gargoyles have warm, loving souls -- yet most people don't look deeply enough to notice. Angels can see the good inside them, though, and tonight the angels will sweep down to take their silent, stone friends on a magical journey, hand in hand.
Caldecott Honor artist Dav Pilkey's lyrical tale of these gentle stone creatures come to life is a reminder that everyone -- from the grievers to the dreamers to the believers -- is worthy of love.
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