By Suzy Lee
(Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9780811859240, 40pp.)
Publication Date: April 2008
Categories: Nature & the Natural World - General
In this evocative wordless book, internationally acclaimed artist Suzy Lee tells the story of a little girl's day at the beach. Stunning in their simplicity, Lee's illustrations, in just two shades of watercolor, create a vibrant story full of joy and laughter.
New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book 2008
Suzy Lee's books have been published and exhibited worldwide. She wrote and illustrated The Black Bird, Mirror, La Revanche des Lapins, and Alice in Wonderland. Born in Seoul, Korea, she currently lives and works in Singapore.
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
In a story of small events, Lee portrays a universal childhood experience of carefree adventure. She evokes the little girl's un-self-conscious joy and elicits tender amusement from the reader.
KIRKUS REVIEWS, STARRED REVIEW
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, STARRED REVIEW
A book whose rewards multiply with rereading.
SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL, STARRED REVIEW
perfectly captures a child\'s day at the beach . A simple, well-crafted story of friendship.
In 40 wordless pages, Lee captures the fascination, awe and ongoing sense of wonder that the ocean inspires in each of us, no matter how old.