Alice Lima de Farias's 2017 award-winning book 'The Bird Party'. The Bird's Party is a tale of extinction and the importance of having a friend. The main character is a lonely bat called Flapps, who is always awake while the others sleep. Only Mark is awake and sometimes playing.
But one evening, Mark can't play, he has to get up early, because he is invited to the birthday of the birds the following day. Flapps, has not been invited, and steals Mark's invitation, going to the birthday alone . . .
Alice Lima de Farias is a Swedish scenographer and an illustrator who now lives in Norway with her partner Erlend Loe and their three sons.