Indigo Dreaming

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.75 X 11.31 X 0.38 inches | 0.98 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780063080201

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About the Author

DINAH JOHNSON has written several books for young readers, including All Around Town. A professor of English literature at the University of South Carolina, Dinah lives with her daughter, Niani, in Columbia, South Carolina.

Anna Cunha is a Brazilian illustrator, living and working in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. She has illustrated more than twenty books for Brazilian and foreign publishers and has won the AEILIJ Prize for her work. She is the illustrator of Fly by Brittany J. Thurman.

Reviews

Striking and cozy all at once. -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Full of meaningful relationships, this picture book is a joyous, loving celebration of the African diaspora around the globe. -- Booklist

[Two] girls, while separated by an ocean, have much in common, as shown in Cunha's textured, colorful illustrations and Johnson's engaging text. -- Horn Book Magazine

Johnson's near-rhyming verse is as lulling as the sea [and] Cunha's textured soft pastels create a wistful, dreamy atmosphere. A gorgeous book that will touch every child's longing to connect with someone "out there" who is like them. -- School Library Journal

Saturated, layered art by Cunha employs visible textures to add depth to each illustration. In concert with playful, dreamlike prose, which details events over the course of a given day, motion-filled landscapes offer images "of the two of us playing/ in the same sun/ in the same sand, / hand in hand." -- Publishers Weekly