Feiwel & Friends, Hardcover, 9780312376475, 32pp.
Publication Date: December 31, 2013
"At any given moment/someone, somewhere"
"is blowing a kiss."
"And somewhere/someone/is catching it."
So begins this journey of the heart, as readers young and old follow a handful of kisses around the United States. From San Francisco to New Orleans to New York City, the text and stylized artwork celebrate all the ways kisses are shared.
A native of the Netherlands, Maria van Lieshout lives in San Francisco with her husband and their son. Her first picture book for Feiwel and Friends was "Bloom: A Little Book About Finding Love". She is also the author of "Hopper and Wilson", published by Philomel. She is the former creative director for Coca-Cola.
"What starts out as a celebration of affection turns out to be a paean to life in the United States, and the message is clear: in almost every kind of place you can think of, people are expressing love for each other."--Publishers Weekly "Elegant, ambitious." -- Kirkus Reviews