All Around Us by Xelena GonzalezAll Around Us by Xelena Gonzalez

All Around Us

byXelena GonzalezIllustratorAdriana M. Garcia

Hardcover | October 27, 2017

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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."
Xelena Gonzalez has roots in San Antonio, Texas, but has stretched her wings to fly all the way to Guangzhou, China, where she works as a librarian in an international school. She studied journalism at Northwestern University and library science at Texas Woman's University, but her true training as a storyteller has come from getting t...
Title:All Around UsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 8.38 × 8.38 × 0.35 inPublished:October 27, 2017Publisher:Cinco Puntos PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1941026761

ISBN - 13:9781941026762


Editorial Reviews

All Around Us is a quiet, beautiful story, and is highly recommended.De ColoresThe author's direct approach and light touch soften the otherwise weighty subject matter. ... Life-affirming in its quiet splendor.Kirkus Reviews All Around Us is all about connections, graced by ethereal images - the perfect children's book for this season of celebrating endings and new beginnings.Lone Star Literary Life A girl and her grandfather contemplate circles, both physical and metaphorical, in this thought-provoking tale of family, community, and interconnection.Publishers WeeklyIt's gorgeous, quite frankly.Elizabeth Bird, School Library Journal