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Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
11.16 X 8.07 X 0.36 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780618756407

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About the Author

Barbara Lehman has illustrated many books for children, including The Red Book, which was awarded the Caldecott Honor in 2005. Born in Chicago, Barbara attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, where she earned a BFA in communication design. A full-time illustrator, Barbara says, "Books and art have always held the strongest attraction for me. I have always felt drawn to 'commercial art' because of its ability to reach many people. I like the idea of being part of the media in a meaningful and thoughtful way, especially with children as the audience." She lives in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York. Visit her website at www.barbaralehmanbooks.com.

Reviews

"Once again, Lehman's spacious, boldly outlined pictures tell a deceptively simple story that demands repeated visits." Booklist Jan 1 2008 Booklist, ALA

"Once again, Lehman... demonstrates her extraordinary knack for storytelling sans words." Horn Book March/April 2008 Horn Book

"Lehman employs the visual language of serial storytelling in masterly fashion...Comfortably mind-bending." Kirkus 3/15/08 Kirkus Reviews

"...the surprise on the final spreads...brings...a playful challenge, to the way readers look at the world around them." PW starred Publishers Weekly, Starred

"Lehman's simple fantasy offers a positive lesson on helping others that will stretch readers' imaginations." July 2008 School Library Journal