Journey / Aaron Becker.

By: Becker, Aaron, 1974-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Becker, Aaron, Journey trilogy: bk. 1.Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013Copyright date: �2013Edition: First editionDescription: 40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 28 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780763660536; 0763660531Subject(s): Loneliness in children -- Juvenile fiction | Doorways -- Juvenile fiction | Drawing -- Juvenile fiction | Magic drawings -- Juvenile fiction | Magic -- Juvenile fiction | Captivity -- Juvenile fiction | Quests (Expeditions) -- Juvenile fiction | Doors -- Fiction | Drawing -- Fiction | Magic -- Fiction | Fantasy | Stories without wordsGenre/Form: Picture books for children. | Stories without words. | Fantasy fiction -- Juvenile. | Stories without words -- Juvenile. | Fantasy fiction. | Fantasy fiction.DDC classification: [E] LOC classification: PZ7.B38125 | Jo 2013
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Follow a girl on an elaborate flight of fancy in a wondrously illustrated, wordless picture book about self-determination -- and unexpected friendship. A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall and through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure and danger abound. Red marker pen in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon and a flying carpet which carry her on a spectacular journey...who knows where? When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also guide her home and to happiness? In this exquisitely illustrated, wordless book, an ordinary child is launched on an extraordinary, magical journey towards her greatest and most rewarding adventure of all...In time-honoured tradition, this is a wordless adventure of the imagination.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book Award, 2014Summary: A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall and through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure, and danger abound. Red marker in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon, and a flying carpet that carry her on a spectacular journey toward an uncertain destiny. When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also lead her home and to her heart's desire?
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A wordless picture book.

A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall and through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure, and danger abound. Red marker in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon, and a flying carpet that carry her on a spectacular journey toward an uncertain destiny. When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also lead her home and to her heart's desire?

Ages 4-8.

Elementary Grade.

Caldecott Honor Book Award, 2014

Follow a girl on an elaborate flight of fancy in a wondrously illustrated, wordless picture book about self-determination -- and unexpected friendship. A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall and through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure and danger abound. Red marker pen in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon and a flying carpet which carry her on a spectacular journey...who knows where? When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also guide her home and to happiness? In this exquisitely illustrated, wordless book, an ordinary child is launched on an extraordinary, magical journey towards her greatest and most rewarding adventure of all...In time-honoured tradition, this is a wordless adventure of the imagination.

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