Robie H. Harris walks in the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson, Frank Sinatra and Peter Pan, exploring the fascinating subject of a childs own shadow. What is it? Why does it change size? What happens if you wave, jump or hid behind a tree? And why does it have tto go away, just when you start to have fun? Respected and admired on both sides of the atlantic, Robie and Patrick have produced a book that cleverly captures a magical moment when a child discovers something new.