Follow the Line to School by Laura Ljungkvist
(Viking Press USA)

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Follow the line from the science corner to the library, from recess to show-and-tell. This new Follow the Line book-illustrated in Laura Ljungkvist's signature line style-takes children on a colorful, comforting, and altogether fun romp through the school day. With its unique modern design and engaging interactive text, Follow the Line to School is sure to appeal to both new and returning students.

 

About Laura Ljungkvist

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Laura Ljungkvist is the creator of the acclaimed picture book "Follow the Line" (Viking), which was a "Los Angeles Times" Best Book of the Year. In a starred review of the book, "Kirkus" said, "Harold and his purple crayon have nothing over Ljungkvist." Laura's dynamic artwork has been featured in "The New Yorker" as well as in merchandising and advertising campaigns for Barney's, Neiman Marcus, IKEA, and MoMA. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published July 7, 2011 by Viking Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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In a natural follow-up to Follow the Line (2006) and Follow the Line Through the House (2007), Ljungkvist runs a new continuous black line from the front cover through each continent, back to New York City, into space for a gander at the universe, then onto the rear cover to spell out a cheery “H...

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Having led young viewers from sea to city and from night to day in Follow the Line (2006), Ljungkvist takes them on a house tour in this like-patterned follow-up—again starting an unbroken black line on the front cover that ends on the back and in between runs through each room while geometricall...

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Harold and his purple crayon have nothing over Ljungkvist, who takes young readers along on a journey from morning to night, from city to sea to village, through page-filling scenes composed, by and large, with one continuous line.

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Readers will actively explore an elementary school environment in this latest in Ljungkvist’s successful string of books.

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Here, by following a single line, from the cover to the book's end as it moves through every kind of classroom space, readers get a vivid and specific visit that can be enjoyed over and over.

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