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Now Available!

"I Live for the Sun" is now available to purchase from Amazon.

I Live for the Sun Cover

About the Book

When an Adélie penguin loses his best friend to a leopard seal attack, he becomes distraught and grows increasingly depressed. In the midst of peril, a humpback whale comes to the Adélie penguin's aid and shows what keeps her going through the toughest of times.

Collage and mixed media painted illustrations depict the beauties of arctic nature in this tale of friendship and perseverance.


Recommended for ages 8 and up. "I Live for the Sun" may be a helpful resource for people struggling with grief and/or depression.

I Live for the Sun, Written and Illustrated by Parker Milgram
Cover Design 
© 2023 by Parker Milgram

To view select "I Live for the Sun" illustrations and concept artwork including
character designs, visit the creator's website at

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