They Say Blue

March 1, 2018|
They Say Blue by Jillian Tamaki
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Winner of the Governor General''s Literary Award, Young People''s Literature - Illustrated Books
Winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Award
New York Times Notable Children''s Books of 2018
NPR''s 2018 Great Reads
CBC Books Best Canadian YA and Children''s Literature of 2018

Caldecott and Printz Honor-winning illustrator Jillian Tamaki brings us a poetic exploration of colour and nature from a young child''s point of view. They Say Blue follows a young girl as she contemplates colours in the known and the unknown, in the immediate world and the world beyond what she can see. The sea looks blue, yet water cupped in her hands is as clear as glass. Is a blue whale blue? She doesn''t know - she hasn''t seen one.

Stunningly beautiful illustrations flow from one spread to the next, as time passes and the imagination takes hold. The world is full of colour, and mystery too, in this first picture book from a highly acclaimed artist.

Jillian Tamaki is a cartoonist and illustrator from Calgary, Alberta, who now lives in Toronto, Ontario. Her first picture book, They Say Blue, won the Governor General''s Literary Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, among many other accolades. She co-created the highly acclaimed graphic novels Skim and This One Summer with Mar...
Title:They Say BlueFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 10 X 10 X 0.45 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 10 X 10 X 0.45 inPublished:March 1, 2018Publisher:Groundwood Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1773060201

ISBN - 13:9781773060200

Appropriate for ages: 4

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