Circles of Round

By Signe Sturup; Winnie Ma (Artist)
(Simply Read Books, Hardcover, 9781927018187, 40pp.)

Publication Date: September 2013

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Despite the odd bump in the road, all the Circles in the town called Round live happy lives. Until, one day, an obtuse stranger comes to visit, with an even stranger machine. Called the Corner Transformer, the stranger boasts that it will give them all a new angle on life, and a better shape, too. All the circles eagerly try it out... but changing from Circles to squares and triangles isn't quite what they expected... Simply yet strikingly illustrated with photos of three-dimensional shapes made of paper, this story is a great way to introduce children to the powers of advertising. 

About the Author

Growing up in Toronto, Signe Sturup wanted to be a ballet dancer, a firefighter, an author, and an actress. She graduated with a BFA in Theatre Production from York University and a TESOL certificate from the University of Toronto. She currently lives in Munich, Germany where she teaches English to children and adults. Signe continues to write and dance, however she hasn't put out any fires recently.

Winnie Ma holds a Bachelor of Design from York University/Sheridan Institute. Her work has been published in Applied Arts, Coupe Magazine, and Typography Today. She works as a communications designer by day, and by night she can be found nestled in books dreaming of her next crafty adventure. She currently lives in Toronto, ON.

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