Nana in the City

Nana in the City

By Lauren Castillo

Clarion Books, Hardcover, 9780544104433, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 2, 2014

Description
A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book In thismagical picture book, a young boyspends an overnight visit withhis nana and is frightened to find that the city where she lives is filled with noise and crowds and scary things. But then Nana makes him a special cape to help him be brave, andsoon the everydaysights, sounds, and smells of the city are not scary but wonderful.The succinct text is paired with watercolor illustrations that capture all the vitality, energy, andbeauty of the city.


About the Author
Lauren Castillo has illustrated many picture books and has also written and illustrated several, including the Caldecott Honor book "Nana in the City". She lives in Harrisburg, PA, and you can also find her at www.laurencastillo.blogspot.com and follow her on Twitter @studiocastillo.