And I hope you are too. Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston teamed up to create one of my favorite picture books of the year. This is a book that young children will delight in hearing, older children will revisit the artwork and creativity again and again, and book lovers of all ages will be moved by its story.
Child of Books tells the story of a girl who sails across the sea of stories and visits a forest of fairy tales. The waves of the sea are "made" from classic texts, the leaves on the trees are "made" from fairy tale words.
The incredible mixed-media artwork in this book alone is worth checking out. But the real magic of this book is its moving tribute to the power of stories and imagination have to make us into who we are and to help us imagine all that we could be.