There Is A Tribe Of Kids

May 3, 2016|
There Is A Tribe Of Kids by Lane Smith
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Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal

When a young boy embarks on a journey alone . . .
he trails a colony of penguins,
undulates in a smack of jellyfish,
clasps hands with a constellation of stars,
naps for a night in a bed of clams,
and follows a trail of shells,
home to his tribe of friends.

If Lane Smith''s Caldecott Honor Book Grandpa Green was an homage to aging and the end of life, There Is a Tribe of Kids is a meditation on childhood and life''s beginning. Smith''s vibrant sponge-paint illustrations and use of unusual collective nouns such as smack and unkindness bring the book to life. Whimsical, expressive, and perfectly paced, this story plays with language as much as it embodies imagination, and was awarded the 2017 Kate Greenaway Medal.

This title has Common Core connections.

There is a shelf of books by Lane Smith. The 2012 Caldecott Honor book Grandpa Green, as well as It''s a Book, and the middle grade novel Return to Augie Hobble dwell there, among others. In 2012, the Eric Carle Museum named him a Carle Artist for "lifelong innovation in the field of children''s picture books," and in 2014, he was awa...
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Title:There Is A Tribe Of Kids
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:40 pages, 8.81 X 11.26 X 0.45 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 8.81 X 11.26 X 0.45 in
Published:May 3, 2016
Publisher:Roaring Brook Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781626720565

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