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Publisher Comments:

Only the person who gave us Tuesday could have devised this fantastic tale, which begins with a school trip to the Empire State Building. There a boy makes friends with a mischievous little cloud, who whisks him away to the Cloud Dispatch Center for Sector 7 (the region that includes New York City). The clouds are bored with their everyday shapes, so the boy obligingly starts to sketch some new ones.

The wordless yet eloquent account of this unparalleled adventure is a funny, touching story about art, friendship, and the weather, as well as a visual tour de force.

Review:

"The illustrations for the wordless story are startlingly and powerfully conceived, the fanciful cloud-shapes both funny and elegant." Hornbook Guide to Children

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"The work as a whole is an inspired embodiment of what seems to be this artist's approach to story and vision: the more you look, the more there is to see." Publishers Weekly

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"[A] good choice for getting the imagination to work." Booklist

Review:

"A fine addition to Wiesner's wordless and near wordless oeuvre." Children's Literature

About the Author

David Wiesner's interest in visual storytelling dates back to high school days when he made silent movies and drew wordless comic books. Born and raised in Bridgewater, New Jersey, he graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Illustration. While a student, he created a painting nine feet long, which he now recognizes as the genesis of Free Fall, his first book of his own authorship, for which he was awarded a Caldecott Honor Medal in 1989. Tuesday was the 1992 Caldecott Medal Winner, and in 2002 David won his second Caldecott Medal for The Three Pigs. Mr. Wiesner and his wife, Kim Kahang, and their two children live in Philadelphia, where he devotes full time to illustration and she pursues her career as a surgeon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395746561
Author:
Wiesner, David
Publisher:
Clarion Books
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - Weather
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Art (painting sculpture artists architecture etc.)
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Clouds
Subject:
Cows
Subject:
Stories without words
Subject:
Drawing -- Fiction.
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Series Volume:
nr. 45
Publication Date:
September 1999
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11.09x9.64x.56 in. 1.25 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 48 pages Clarion Books - English 9780395746561 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The illustrations for the wordless story are startlingly and powerfully conceived, the fanciful cloud-shapes both funny and elegant."
"Review" by , "The work as a whole is an inspired embodiment of what seems to be this artist's approach to story and vision: the more you look, the more there is to see."
"Review" by , "[A] good choice for getting the imagination to work."
"Review" by , "A fine addition to Wiesner's wordless and near wordless oeuvre."
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