The Book From Far Away
Author: Bruce Handy
Editor: Amelia Mack, Maria Russo, Octavia Saenz
Publisher: Minerva, an imprint of Astra Publishing
A wordless children's book about a human child who spots an alien family landing on earth for a picnic and the mysterious and wondrous moments that follow after.
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“A magical, wordless tribute to the universal power of reading.” — We Are Teachers
"Amazing! Bruce and Julie have created a wonderful addition to the wordless book canon. Julie’s beautiful art is rich with detail and visual invention. She shows everyday and otherworldly incidents through flowing, organic compositions that carry the reader on a delightfully strange, compelling, and heartwarming adventure."
— David Wiesner, 3-time winner of the Caldecott Medal
“This wordless tale speaks volumes…..emphasizes that kids understand kids, no matter their origin, and that books have universal appeal—literally. Readers will love poring over the clearly composed artwork’s luminous, wondrously imaginative, interplanetary details.” — Kirkus Reviews
“Intriguing….Benbassat’s distinctive renderings of the outer space family and its belongings exude charm.”
— Publishers Weekly
"“Wordless masterpiece." — Let's Talk Picture Books