All Around Us (Hardcover)

By Xelena Gonzalez, Adriana M. Garcia (Illustrator)

Cinco Puntos Press, 9781941026762, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 17, 2017

List Price: 17.95*
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Description

"All Around Us begs to be shared over and over. The use of lines and strokes conveys energy, spirit, magic. And I love the way it connects us all to the idea that we come from inside, from the earth, from something gentle and primal, and that is where go back to--and we better take care of it."--Yuyi Morales

"A transcendent, perfectly gorgeous book, as magical as childhood feels in its best times. Rich, warm, comforting words and images to hold closely in your mind."--Naomi Shihab Nye

ALSC Notable Children's Book

2018 Pura Belpr Illustrator Honor Book

2018 American Indian Youth Literature Award: Picture Book Honor

Grandpa says circles are all around us. He points to the rainbow that rises high in the sky after a thundercloud has come. "Can you see? That's only half of the circle. That rest of it is down below, in the earth." He and his granddaughter meditate on gardens and seeds, on circles seen and unseen, inside and outside us, on where our bodies come from and where they return to. They share and create family traditions in this stunning exploration of the cycles of life and nature.

This is a debut picture book for Xelena Gonzalez and Adriana Garcia.