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They Say Blue

Written by Jillian Tamaki

  • 40 Pages
  • 9781773060200
  • 10" x 10"
  • from grade P to grade 2
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / Colors
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World (see also headings under Animals)
  • JUVENILE FICTION

$18.95

Forthcoming March 01, 2018

Caldecott and Printz Honor-winning illustrator Jillian Tamaki brings us a poetic exploration of colour and nature from a young child’s point of view. They Say Blue follows a young girl as she contemplates colours in the known and the unknown, in the immediate world and the world beyond what she can see. The sea looks blue, yet water cupped in her hands is as clear as glass. Is a blue whale blue? She doesn’t know — she hasn’t seen one.

Stunningly beautiful illustrations flow from one spread to the next, as time passes and the imagination takes hold. The world is full of colour, and mystery too, in this first picture book from a highly acclaimed artist.

Contributors

Jillian Tamaki

Jillian Tamaki is a cartoonist and illustrator from Calgary, Alberta, who now lives in Toronto, Ontario. She co-created the highly acclaimed graphic novels Skim and This One Summer with Mariko Tamaki, and she is the creator of the webcomic SuperMutant Magic Academy and Boundless, a collection of short comics for adults. She has won many awards for her work, including the Governor General’s Literary Award, a Caldecott Honor, a Printz Honor, the Eisner Award, the Doug Wright Award and the Ignatz Award. Her work has also been named to the list of New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books.