Red Sky at Night

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Product Details
Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Tundra Books (NY)
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
11.6 X 9.1 X 0.4 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781101917831

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About the Author
ELLY MACKAY is a paper artist and a children's book author and illustrator. She wrote and illustrated the picture books If You Hold a Seed, Shadow Chasers and Butterfly Park, among others. She studied illustration and printmaking at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Her distinctive pieces are made using paper and ink, and then are set into a miniature theatre and photographed, giving them their unique three-dimensional quality. Elly lives in Owen Sound, Ontario, with her husband and two children.
Reviews
One of New York Public Library's Best Books for Kids 2018
One of Canadian Children's Book Centre's Best Book Covers of 2018
Considered for one of Horn Book's CaldeNott Honour Books 2019

PRAISE FOR Red Sky at Night

"With MacKay's dreamy cut-paper collage art featuring two siblings exploring outdoors, the old-fashioned approach to weather is oddly reassuring." --New York Times

"[T]his makes a perfect fit for primary weather units." --Starred Review, Booklist

"A curated collection of old-timey weather sayings is artfully brought to life in this exquisite informational picture book." --Starred Review, Quill & Quire

"Distinctive, luminous illustrations delight the eye." --Kirkus Reviews

"MacKay . . . once again relies on inventive, diorama-style artwork to create a moving story." --Publishers Weekly

"A wonderful resource for nature lovers and for any classroom, especially for art and science curricula." --School Library Journal

"[T]his transfixing picture book will teach something new to cloud-watchers everywhere." --BookPage

"[A] clever picture book. . . . Budding and amateur meteorologists will enjoy this title, as will Canadian adults and children alike. . . . Highly Recommended." --CM Magazine

"A memorable collection of weather sayings, beautifully arranged in story form and illustrated by renowned paper artist Elly MacKay." --The Avidly