All Around Us

I may be on a shape picture book kick. All Around Us by Xelena González and productsprimary_image_291_t.jpgillustrated by Adriana M. Garcia is all about circles, the third shape book in a row that I’ve blogged about. Though geometric circles in this book are woven beautifully into the stunning art, circles also figure into the theme: the circle of life. The story follows a grandpa and grandchild as they plant seeds and talk about ancestors.

I’ve never quite seen art like this in a picture book. Do check it out. The author’s note in the back explains her family’s customs and what she fictionalized in the book.

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5 Responses to All Around Us

  1. Just put it on hold at the SF Pub Lib. Thanks for the rec!

  2. Looking forward to looking at this one.

  3. Stunning. Never have seen art like that in a PB. Thank you for sharing.

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