The Umbrella (Hardcover)

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A little dog finds an umbrella in the garden on a windy day.  The moment the dog picks up the umbrella, it catches the wind and pulls the dog skywards.  This is the start to fantastic journey around the world.  The wind carries the umbrellas and the dog all over the world, from the desert to the sea, from the jungle to the north pole.

About the Author

Ingrid and Dieter Schubert, a husband and wife team, are the creators of many award-winning picture books for children including Amazing Animals, recipient of a National Parenting Publications Gold Award and Where is My Monkey?, recipient of a Golden Brush award which is a Dutch award for best illustrated book.  The Schuberts were both born and raised in Germany.  Their first effort, There's a Crocodile Under my Bed! was an immediate success and was published in 14 countries.  Now their many books for children are available in 21 languages.

Praise for The Umbrella…

An Outstanding International Book of the Year--United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY)". . . a marvelous treat for the senses; masterful drafting and splendid color make every spread worth lingering over."--Publishers Weekly

"Lyrical scenes invite young onlookers to create their own narrative for the canine hero's odyssey."--Shelf Awareness

"The illustrations easily tell the story; there's no need for words. The paintings excel at showing the different landscapes and depicting movement. What a great journey!"--School Library Journal

Product Details ISBN-10: 1935954008
ISBN-13: 9781935954002
Published: Lemniscaat USA, 04/01/2011
Pages: 40
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 4
Maximum Age: UP
Minimum Grade Level: Preschool
Maximum Grade Level: Up