Lost and Found: Adele & Simon in China (Hardcover)

Adele & Simon in China

By Barbara McClintock

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr), 9780374399238, 40pp.

Publication Date: December 6, 2016



When siblings Adèle and Simon visit their uncle in China around the turn of the century, he buys them each gifts. Simon picks out a hat, a flute, a fan, and other small items, while his sister selects a camera to photograph their journey. As soon as they're packed and ready, it's time to set off with Uncle Sydney to explore!

Award-winning author/illustrator Barbara McClintock's meticulous research and intricate pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations capture the essence of each of the culturally and historically significant sites that Adèle and Simon visit, from bustling Beijing to rural rice paddies. Children will love poring over the pictures to find Simon's lost items, and parents will value the authenticity of the art and story.

About the Author

Barbara McClintock has written and/or illustrated many acclaimed books for young readers, among them Adele & Simon, an ALA Notable Book, a Children's Book Sense Pick, and a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year. She lives in Windham, Connecticut.