Rob Ryan's papercut prose is so exquisitely intricate, it begs closer examination—and always captures a lingering eye. The story Ryan tells in this jacketed hardcover is a celebration of love and family just as heartfelt as it is visually arresting: two songbirds eagerly anticipate the arrival of their first child, and as they tend to their nest, they can't help but worry about becoming parents. It's the generosity and support of their avian friends and neighbors that confirms the world awaiting their unborn chick is indeed full of kindness. Brimming with poetic verse, each page is a work of art that will charm new parents and longtime fans of Ryan's evocative imagery.
"The intricate illustrations marry words with images to create a seamless tale about family, love and adventure.... Everything from the paper feel to the soft color palate make the book a treat to hold and read." - Cool Hunting
About the Author
Rob Ryan is known as the "Prince of Papercuts." He is the author ofThis Is For You, and he lives in London.
Publisher:Chronicle Books (March 26, 2013)
Product Dimensions:7.8 x 0.5 x 9.8 inches
Shipping Weight:11.4 ounces
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