Outstanding in the Rain
Frank Viva (Artist)
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DescriptionStep right up! Step right up to the amusing amusement park! It's a whole story, and the pages have holes!Watch the holes transform pictures!Turn an umbrella into a cake and balloons into ice cream!See the holes transform words!Turn an ice man into a nice man and see fork handles turn into four candles!Outstanding in the Rain will turn any gray day into one that is Grade A! From the creator of New York Times Best-Illustrated book Along a Long Road and A Long Way Away, picture book master Frank Viva does it again, this time with astounding die-cuts that transform both words and pictures in delightful ways, while telling the story of a young boy spending his birthday at Coney Island, in search of his heart's desire.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
April 14, 2015
9.7 X 0.5 X 11.1 inches | 1.1 pounds
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About the Author
Frank Viva is an award-winning illustrator and designer living and working in Toronto. His beautiful books include Along a Long Road and A Long Way Away. His art has appeared in many wonderful places, including the cover of the New Yorker. He is outstanding in his field, especially on the farm.
"As my favorite contemporary children's artist-author, only Frank Viva has the esthetic chops to find holes in the certainty of words to let the uncertain poetry of life show through. This book blends and bends simplicity and complexity to their breaking points, and I guarantee it will knock you out."--Chris Ware, author of Building Stories