Some Things I've Lost


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$19.95  $18.35
Groundwood Books
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9.44 X 0.5 X 9.31 inches | 1.0 pounds
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About the Author

Cybèle Young is an award-winning artist who exhibits her exquisite paper sculpture (Japanese paper printed with etched copperplates) internationally. She has illustrated several books for children, including Pa's Harvest by Jan Andrews, which was nominated for the Governor General's Award (Illustration) and Jack Pine by Christopher Patton. She has recently written and illustrated A Few Blocks, a Kirkus Best Children's Book and winner of the Alcuin Award; Ten Birds, winner of the Governor General's Award (Illustration); andA Few Bites, which received starred reviews in Kirkus and Publishers Weekly and was named an OLA Best Bet. She lives with her family in Toronto.


Praise for Out the Window: "This whimsical celebration of imagination is a reminder to constantly seek to broaden our horizons, for new wonders always await." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
A Boston Globe Best Book of 2015 for Kids
A National Post Best Book of the Year
CCBC Best Books for Children and Teens, Spring 2016
Shortlisted for the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award

"Imaginative, arresting, and superbly executed." -- Booklist, starred review

"The nature of art, the nature of transformation, and where all those lost items go are spun into the gold of philosophy and puckishness. . . . Universally mesmerizing." -- Kirkus, starred review

"Humorous, haunting, and just a touch creepy, it's a singular vision of the possibilities hidden in the everyday." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

"In a perfect world, all children would be exposed to beautiful bookmaking like this." -- School Library Journal

"Page after page Young takes something small and ordinary and transforms it, expanding the possibilities of the everyday." -- Boston Globe

"A phenomenal exercise in visual storytelling." -- National Post