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Climax Public Library E T (Text) 33500013215868 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library E T (Text) 33500013215876 New Available -
Warroad Public Library e TAN (Text) 35500006273872 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781536204537
  • ISBN: 1536204536
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
In a meadow filled with dandelion buds just about to flower, one dandelion blooms into a real lion! Roots and leaves unfurl into four tiny paws and a long tail, complete with a fluffy yellow tuft. What a great wide world there is to explore when you have paws instead of roots-- there are fast trains to ride, regal ships to sail, and cities with lights as bright as Dandelion's field in full bloom. A happy little dandelion views the world with wonder in this wordless story about enjoying life to the fullest.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 December #1
    Digitally colored charcoal illustrations depict the wordless journey of a dandelion. Born into a field filled with his relations, the star of the story—depicted, once he wakes, as a lion-like creature with a bright yellow, flowery mane—has dreams of travel and adventure. The graphic illustrations show him hitching a ride on a train, a sheep, a ship, and a toy airplane as he marvels at the new sights and sounds beyond his meadow. Sparkling big-city lights remind him of his field of dandelions, which have now all turned to seed. Though he returns home, a new venture is on the horizon. The dominant shades of black, gray, and white serve as crisp backgrounds for the bright yellow flower, who shines as he enjoys mostly positive experiences in his travels. The illustrations vary in size; some are vignettes surrounded by frames, and others reach from margin to margin. Whether his roots ever truly leave the ground or if this is all his vivid imagination, readers will have fun deciding. Preschool-Grade 2. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Yoko Tanaka has illustrated novels, including The Magician&;s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, and picture books, including Princessland by Emily Jenkins and Sparrow Girl by Sara Pennypacker. Yoko Tanaka lives in London.

Subject: Dandelions > Juvenile fiction.
Dreams > Juvenile fiction.
Lion > Juvenile fiction.
Stories without words > Juvenile fiction.
Stories without words.
Dandelions > Fiction.
Dreams > Fiction.
Lion > Fiction.
Stories without words.
JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / General.
JUVENILE FICTION / Bedtime & Dreams.
Dandelions.
Dreams.
Lion.
Stories without words.
Genre: Picture books for children.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.
Wordless picture books.
Wordless picture books.
Picture books.
Search Results Showing Item 5 of 200 Preferred library: Lake Agassiz Regional Library?

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