Dawn by Uri ShulevitzDawn by Uri Shulevitz


byUri ShulevitzIllustratorUri Shulevitz

Paperback | February 1, 1988

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Dawn is a 1974 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year.

Uri Shulevitz is a Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator and author. He was born in Warsaw, Poland, on February 27, 1935. He began drawing at the age of three and, unlike many children, never stopped. The Warsaw blitz occurred when he was four years old, and the Shulevitz family fled. For eight years they were wanderers, arriving, eventu...
Title:DawnFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.03 × 9.96 × 0.12 inPublished:February 1, 1988Publisher:Square Fish

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0374416893

ISBN - 13:9780374416898

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8


From Our Editors

Camped for the night by a lake, a boy and his grandfather experience dawn from their row boat.

Editorial Reviews

"Drawn from a Chinese poem, the spare text tells of an old man and his grandson asleep by the shore of a mountain lake. With the approach of daylight, the watercolor illustrations slowly become more focused and detailed...Serene, simple, and stunning, this is Shulevitz at his best." -Starred, School Library Journal"Shulevitz, winner of the Caldecott Medal, has created a book which, in every sense of the word, abounds in beauty...A unique, unforgettable experience for both children and adults." -The Reading Teacher"Beginning with the first hint of dawn, each subtle change of atmosphere and color is recorded in a series of stunning and poetic illustrations. A boy and his grandfather awaken and row out in their boat just as the dawn breaks dramatically over the mountain-- with such realism of color and light that the reader almost feels his pupils narrow as the light increases. An artistic tour de force of accuracy and sensitivity." -Parents Magazine