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The Flamingo

A Graphic Novel Chapter Book



List Price: 18.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Library Binding (9/27/2022)

September/October 2022 Kids Indie Next List

“This lovely story of family and imagination is great for a wide range of reading levels; some dialogue frames the story, but even pre-readers can enjoy flipping through the pages and telling themselves the story.”
— Tegan Tigani, Queen Anne Book Company, Seattle, WA
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From a highly acclaimed illustrator comes a stunning graphic novel filled with adventure and wonder about an imaginative girl and her obsession with flamingoes.

A little girl arrives, excited for a beachy vacation with her Lao Lao. The girl and her grandmother search for shells, chase crabs, and play in the sea, but when the girl finds an exquisite flamingo feather in her grandmother's living room, her vacation turns into something fantastical.

Praise For The Flamingo: A Graphic Novel Chapter Book

★ "[A] tender tale." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Guojing's brilliant, near-wordless picture book is a visual feast celebrating family and unlikely friends." —Shelf Awareness

"A loving ode to intergenerational creativity." —The Bulletin

Random House Studio, 9780593127315, 144pp.

Publication Date: September 27, 2022

About the Author

Guojing is a renowned artist celebrated for her picture books, including Stormy and The Only Child. Here she turns her visual storytelling talent to the graphic novel format with multiple panels per page and a compelling story that will appeal to readers who are ready for the next step after picture books.