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Highlights

  • All the world is here.
  • Caldecott Medal 2010 3rd Winner, Georgia Children's Book Award (Picture Storybook) 2012 4th Winner
  • 3-7 Years
  • 11.2" x 11.0" Hardcover
  • 40 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Health & Daily Living

Description



About the Book



Through poetic verse and illustrations by a Caldecott Honor artist, a circle of family and friends shows the importance of all things, great and small, as readers follow them through a day, from morning until night. Full color.



Book Synopsis



All the world is here.

It is there.

It is everywhere.

All the world is right where you are.

Now.

Following a circle of family and friends through the course of a day from morning till night, this book affirms the importance of all things great and small in our world, from the tiniest shell on the beach, to warm family connections, to the widest sunset sky



Review Quotes




"... [a] shining, subtle craftsmanship that moves this title from merely enjoyable to genuinely inspired... In short, it's a moving and accessible celebration of the poetry of ordinary human life." -- The Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books

"All the World pulls off the most magical trick of picture books: To make a grand statement of mystery and wonder in the humble 36-page format of a few paintings and a handful of words." -- Newsday

"All the small moments connect to a larger shared experience, Scanlon's (A Sock Is a Pocket for Your Toes) words and Frazee's pictures seem to say... Frazee lets out all the stops... Masterful." -- Shelf Awareness

"Charming illustrations and lyrical rhyming couplets speak volumes in celebration of the world and humankind, combining to create a lovely book that will be appreciated by a wide audience... Perfection." -- School Library Journal STARRED

"It's hard to imagine a cozier and more spacious world. At once a lullaby and an invigorating love song to nature, families and interconnectedness." -- Kirkus Reviews, STARRED

"Liz Garton Scanlon and Marla Frazee capture the give-and-take between comfort and wonder in their exquisite new book All the World. ...Scanlon and Frazee pull it off with brilliant simplicity...Scanlon's verse and Frazee's illustrations play off one another like the music and lyrics of a great song. ... Don't miss this one." -- The Washington News Tribune

"Liz Garton's gentle daylight-to-moonrise text reflects and respects this child-centric version of the universe even as it lulls young listeners with rhythms as gentle as waves....Against the backdrop of this almost ethereal text, Marla Frazee['s]...illustrations echo the rhythm of the verse, alternating between sweeping double-page panoramas and vignettes that mimic the motion of the words. Perfect." -- The Washington Post Book World

"Scanlon's text has a child-friendly simplicity reminiscent of Margaret Wise Brown...All the World will win audiences with a sensibility both timeless and thoroughly modern." -- Horn Book Magazine, STARRED

"Tackling a topic no smaller than the world itself, Scanlon (A Sock Is a Pocket for Your Toes) and Frazee (A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever) invite children to explore a variety of its settings, starting with a beach where a young interracial family plays. Frazee's warm, endearing vignettes...are a joyous counterpart to Scanlon's text. Together they create an empathic, welcoming whole." -- Publishers Weekly, STARRED

"There's a wonderful balanced imbalance between the sweeping largeness of the pictures and the spare script of perfectly chosen words." -- The Chicago Tribune



About the Author



Liz Garton Scanlon is the author of numerous celebrated picture books, including One Dark Bird; In the Canyon; Happy Birthday, Bunny!; the Caldecott Honor recipient All the World; and Thank You, Garden. Liz is an adjunct professor of creative writing at Austin Community College, and her poetry has been published widely in literary journals. She lives with her family in Austin, Texas. Visit her at LizGartonScanlon.com.

Marla Frazee is the recipient of a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Picture Book and a three-time Caldecott Honor winner. She has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon, Stars by Mary Lyn Ray, and Everywhere Babies by Susan Meyers, as well as her own Farmer Books trilogy, A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever, and The Boss Baby, which inspired the DreamWorks Animation film. She is also the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Clementine chapter books by Sara Pennypacker. The mother of three grown sons, she lives in Pasadena, California. Visit her at MarlaFrazee.com.

Dimensions (Overall): 11.2 Inches (H) x 11.0 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.3 Pounds
Suggested Age: 3-7 Years
Number of Pages: 40
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Health & Daily Living
Publisher: Beach Lane Books
Theme: Daily Activities
Format: Hardcover
Author: Liz Garton Scanlon
Language: English
Street Date: September 8, 2009
TCIN: 11664750
UPC: 9781416985808
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-3549
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 11 inches width x 11.2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.3 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 1 reviews
100% would recommend
1 recommendations

Checked out from the library and had to buy

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Azaf - 8 months ago
One of our favorites. The rhyme and rhythm of the poem and beautiful illustrations make this a special and frequent bedtime story
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