Voices In The Park

December 19, 2001|
Voices In The Park by Anthony Browne
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Different characters tell the same story from their own perspectives in this timeless children’s story book, which explores the themes of alienation, friendship, and the bizarre amid the mundane.

I called his name . . .
I settled on a bench . . . 
I was amazed . . .
I felt really, really happy . . .

Four people enter a park, and through their eyes we see four different visions. There''s the bossy woman, the sad man, the lonely boy, and the young girl whose warmth touches those she meets.  As the story moves from one voice to another, their perspectives are reflected in the shifting landscape and seasons.  This is an intriguing, multi-layered, enormously entertaining book that demands to be read again and again.

A Family Life Critic’s Choice Award winner, Voices in the Park uses radically different perspectives to give fascinating depth to an otherwise simple story.
Anthony Browne is the acclaimed author and illustrator of such prize-winning bestsellers as Gorilla (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award), Willy the Wizard, My Dad, Voices in the Park (winner of Kurt Maschler Award) and Zoo (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal). In 2009, Anthony was appointed Children''s Laure...
Title:Voices In The Park
Product dimensions:32 pages, 11.63 X 9.88 X 0.2 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 11.63 X 9.88 X 0.2 in
Published:December 19, 2001
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780789481917

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