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Mar 17, 2015
| ISBN 9780698401808
| 3-5 years
Mar 17, 2015 | ISBN 9780698401808 | 3-5 years
Fans of Oliver Jeffers will love this wondrous and playful story of an ordinary boy who becomes a heroShy, quiet Zig is trapped inside on a gray, rainy day when he sees a bright red umbrella blow by. He grabs the handle and–woosh!–off he goes to a faraway land where he meets a little yellow bird who desperately needs his help. Can Zig and his magic umbrella save the birds from the hairiest, scariest monster around?Whimsical drawings full of glorious colors accompany minimal text in this tale of bravery, creativity, and friendship. Perfect for fans of Oliver Jeffers and Peter McCarty, this book will inspire kids to tell their own stories with pictures.
Sylvie Kantorovitz was born in Casablanca and grew up in France. She has illustrated several books, including the Little Witch series. She now lives in Albany, New York.
“Kantorovitz’s mixed-media collage, full of pattern and texture, creates a vibrant fantasy landscape; the character designs and scenery recall the work of William Steig, Heinz Edelmann and Jill Bliss.” —Kirkus Reviews
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