Tell Me A Tattoo Story by Alison McgheeTell Me A Tattoo Story by Alison Mcghee

Tell Me A Tattoo Story

byAlison McgheeIllustratorEliza Wheeler

Picture Books | April 12, 2016

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A bestselling author-illustrator duo join forces to create a modern father-son love story. The father tells his little son the story behind each of his tattoos, and together they go on a beautiful journey through family history. There''s a tattoo from a favorite book his mother used to read him, one from something his father used to tell him, and one from the longest trip he ever took. And there is a little heart with numbers inside-which might be the best tattoo of them all. Tender pictures by New York Times bestselling illustrator Eliza Wheeler complement this lovely ode to all that''s indelible-ink and love.
Alison McGhee is the New York Times bestselling author of Someday, Little Boy, and Making a Friend . She lives in Minneapolis and Vermont.Eliza Wheeler studied art and design at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and moved to Los Angeles to begin creating children''s books. She is the author and illustrator of several acclaimed books ...
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Title:Tell Me A Tattoo StoryFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 10.45 X 8.45 X 0.5 inPublished:April 12, 2016Publisher:Chronicle BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1452119376

ISBN - 13:9781452119373

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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Editorial Reviews

A deeply touching story? and right on trend as well." - Publishers Weekly"Parents with or without tattoos will be touched by the heartwarming tale about sharing your past with your children-it leaves a mark." - Real Simple "Makes very plain the love that is behind each tattoo memory."-Kirkus Reviews"Highlights the connections between images and storytelling." - Houston Family"Here, tattoos are emblems of personal history, as a father describes to his son what inspired each one? lush, detailed images beautifully dramatize each moment from the father''s past." - The New York Times"Each memory tells the larger story of a man who loves and values his family." - Kirkus Reviews"Could give kids an opportunity to learn about their own parents'' epic designs."-Bulletin of the Center for Children''s Books"A tale of love and ink and the staying power that both promise." - Shelf Awareness"A love story between father and son." - Scary Mommy "A fun read. the tender story will resonate with young audiences."-School Library Journal"A fresh, contemporary take on the bond between images, storytelling, and, yes, hipster dads."-Booklist"