Flying Stars

The It-Doesn’t-Matter Suit

A fairy tale written by the Pulitzer Prize winner Sylvia Plath.
Young Max lives with his parents and six brothers in the quiet and beautiful town of Winkleberg, where everyone has their own suit except Max. Max longed for a suit that belonged to him—a one-of-a-kind suit that could be worn all year round and for anything. One day, Max's family received a mysterious package...

The It-Doesn’t-Matter Suit is an incredible story to help children bravely face their inner needs, break conventional thinking and prejudice, build independent thinking and personality, and embrace the infinite possibilities of life.

Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) is an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. She was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in Poetry in 1982. Plath left behind many poems, novels, and plays with extremely high artistic standards.

Xiao Wu, a freelance illustrator and picture book author. She received bachelor degree from the Mural Painting Department of China Academy of Art and master degree from the Visual Communication and Design Department of Central Academy of Fine Arts. At first, she created children’s stories for her two daughters, but eventually found love and passion in making picture books.

Text: Sylvia Plath
Illustration: Xiao Wu
Published by Taotao Books, Aug. 2022
170*240 mm
64 Pages

English Translation Available