Voices in the Park by DK Publishing

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Anything can happen on a day in the park.

Four people enter a park, and through their eyes we see four different visions. There's the bossy woman, the sad man, the lonely boy and the young girl whose warmth touches those she meets. As the story moves from one voice to another, their perspectives are reflected in the shifting landscape and seasons. This is an intriguing, many-layered, enormously entertaining book that demands to be read again and again.

 

About DK Publishing

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Anthony Browne is the author and illustrator of many highly acclaimed books for children, including "My Dad," a "School Library Journal "Best Book of the Year, and "Gorilla," winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. In 2000 he received the Hans Christian Andersen Award for his contribution to children's literature. He lives in Kent, England.
 
Published September 15, 1998 by DK. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Browne again proves himself an artist of inventive voice and vision as he creates perhaps his most psychologically complex work to date via a commonplace experience--a brief sojourn to a city park. Th

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In the succeeding page, Browne cleverly frames a shift in Charles's mood with an illustration divided by a lamppost: threatening clouds and bare trees give way to blue skies and blossoming branches when a smiling, pigtailed (anything but rough-looking) Smudge on the sunny side of the park bench i...

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