Tell Me a Tattoo Story

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$16.99  $15.80
Chronicle Books
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8.1 X 10.1 X 0.4 inches | 0.7 pounds
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About the Author

Alison McGhee is the New York Times bestselling author of Someday, Little Boy, and Making a Friend. She lives in Minneapolis and Vermont.

Eliza Wheeler studied art and design at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and moved to Los Angeles to begin creating children's books. She is the author and illustrator of several acclaimed books for young readers, including the New York Times bestseller Miss Maple's Seeds.


"A love story between father and son."--Scary Mommy
"A fresh, contemporary take on the bond between images, storytelling, and, yes, hipster dads."-Booklist
"Parents with or without tattoos will be touched by the heartwarming tale about sharing your past with your children-it leaves a mark."--Real Simple
"Each memory tells the larger story of a man who loves and values his family."--Kirkus Reviews
"A fun read. the tender story will resonate with young audiences."-School Library Journal
"A tale of love and ink and the staying power that both promise."--Shelf Awareness
"Could give kids an opportunity to learn about their own parents' epic designs."-Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Here, tattoos are emblems of personal history, as a father describes to his son what inspired each one... lush, detailed images beautifully dramatize each moment from the father's past."--The New York Times
"Highlights the connections between images and storytelling."--Houston Family
"Makes very plain the love that is behind each tattoo memory."-Kirkus Reviews
"A deeply touching story... and right on trend as well."--Publishers Weekly