Everyone Starts Small

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$18.99  $17.66
Candlewick Press (MA)
Publish Date
9.2 X 10.7 X 0.5 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author
Liz Garton Scanlon is the author of many books for young people, including the Caldecott Honor picture book All the World, illustrated by Marla Frazee, and her debut novel for middle-grade readers, The Great Good Summer. Her recent novel Lolo's Light was a Kirkus Reviews Best Middle-Grade Book of the Year. Liz Garton Scanlon is on the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives in Austin, Texas.

Dominique Ramsey is an award-winning illustrator and designer whose work has been featured by the Society of Illustrators, the Art Directors Club, American Illustration, and more. Everyone Starts Small is her debut picture book. Dominque Ramsey lives in North Carolina.
From the beginning of this exquisite book, text and art meld to demonstrate that all life starts out insignificant, then remarkably explodes into breathtaking magnificence. . . . The text is simple and simply lovely, expressing in a clear, comprehensible way how intertwined everything in nature is. The beautiful, eye-popping digital illustrations are lushly textured. Transcendent and brimming with the promise of life's renewal.
--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

With a folkloric tone, Scanlon offers young readers a reverent, accessible bit of science. . . a celebration of the natural world.
--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Starting with a cross-section of a young plant, this eco-tale of change and renewal articulates a vision of cyclical natural harmony. . . Scanlon's prose provides depth for a compelling portrait of ecosystem interconnection.
--Publishers Weekly