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The sky can often tell different stories: in the clouds having a parade, in the stars blanketing the night, and in our imagination. Every hour, every day, in every season, the sky is different. In this companion to Picture a Tree, award-winning creator Barbara Reid offers a lyrical story using plasticine relief illustrations to explore the wondrous and ever-changing sky.
About the Author
Barbara Reid is an award-winning author-illustrator known for her work using plasticine. Her previous titles, such as Picture a Tree, Fox Walked Alone, and The Night Before Christmas, were created by spreading and modeling plasticine to create relief images. She lives in Canada.
Picture the Sky recently won CBC’S Fan Choice Contest! The Canadian Children’s Book Centre and TD Bank Group worked with CBC Books to present the Fan Choice Award. Young readers from across Canada were invited to vote online for their favorite book from the shortlisted TD Canadian Children’s Literature Awards title.
"In this aesthetically pleasing homage, Reid obliges young readers to contemplate the sky in all its not-always-blue expansive magnificence." —Kirkus Reviews