Daan Hijskraan

Dan the Crane lifts all sorts of heavy things during
the day and at night he dreams about hoisting lighter things…

Each evening his bird friends come to stay over,
and every year on his birthday they bring lots of gifts.
Still, Dan feels alone, he misses something…

Original story in Dutch by Anna van Diepen and artwork by Marieke van Diepen. Translated into English by Rahzeb Choudhury.