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The Liszts by Kyo Maclear
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Oct 04, 2016 | ISBN 9781770494961

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SELECTION – 100 Magnificent Children’s Books 2016
SELECTION – The Best Picture Books of 2016
SELECTION – The Oddest Children’s Books of 2016

PRAISE FOR The Liszts:

“Reminiscent of the best nonsense children’s books, Maclear’s wry tale oozes pure whimsy. The text revels in offbeat sincerity, wringing chuckles out of juxtapositions and amusing dialogue …. Simply enchanting in all its quirks.” Kirkus Reviews
“The joy shared by Edward and the visitor lifts the story out of its velvet-draped languor.” —Publishers Weekly

“An entirely unique book, ideal for one-on-one sharing, with rich illustrations and a quaint story worth poring over.” —School Library Journal

“Text and art beautifully combine to draw the reader in to revel not only in artifacts and lavish detail, but the wide-open spaces of the unknown.” —Quill & Quire

“…the offbeat, eye-catching illustrations will lure in many to this sophisticated, darkly humorous tale.” Booklist 

“In a time when information is increasingly available as point-form snippets, The Liszts is a reminder to explore the world and find joy in its crazy unpredictability.” National Reading Campaign

“…a lyrical, whimsical and wonderfully-written tale featuring beautiful artwork that will keep kids turning the pages, if not turn them back again for the almost gothic look of the Liszt’s colorful world.” Paradise Bound

“[A] humorous and poignant celebration of spontaneity.” —49th Shelf (blog)


White Raven Award SELECTION 2017

Kate Greenaway Medal LONGLIST 2018

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