Small in the City

IllustratorSydney Smith

Picture Books | September 1, 2019

Small in the City by Sydney Smith
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On a snowy day in a big city, a little boy hops off a streetcar and walks through downtown, between office buildings, through parks and down busy streets. Along the way, he provides helpful tips about which alleys make good shortcuts, which trees to climb and where to find a friendly face. All the while, the boy searches for what he has lost .

The first book that award-winning illustrator Sydney Smith has written tells a story of what it means to get lost in the city, travel the wrong path and get caught in bad weather - and to ultimately find your way back home. His beautiful watercolour illustrations alternate between full spreads and small panels, evoking the sometimes overwhelming cacophony of urban sights and sounds, as well as the quiet moments that make all of us feel less small in the city.

Sydney Smith was born in rural Nova Scotia and has been drawing from an early age. Since graduating from NSCAD University, he has illustrated numerous children's books, including the highly acclaimed wordless picture book Sidewalk Flowers, conceived by Jon Arno Lawson, which won a Governor General's Award, among many other honours, and...
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Title:Small in the CityFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:40 pages, 11 X 7.25 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 11 X 7.25 X 0.98 inPublished:September 1, 2019Publisher:Groundwood Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1773061984

ISBN - 13:9781773061986

Appropriate for ages: 4

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