More than a clever counting book, Ten Birds highlights ingenuity, common sense and the inadequacies of labels. Cybele Young's intricate pen-and-ink drawings depict a rich alternative world that both children and adults will marvel over.
Cybèle Young is an award-winning artist who exhibits her exquisite paper sculpture (Japanese paper printed with etched copperplates) internationally. She has illustrated several books for children, including Pa's Harvest by Jan Andrews, which was nominated for a Governor General's Award for Illustration and Jack Pine by Christopher Patton. She has most recently written and illustrated A Few Blocks, a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book and Ten Birds, winner of a Governor General's Award for Illustration. She lives with her family in Toronto.