We hear firecrackers outside all night. I lie between Papa and Mama and fall asleep, drowsily hearing them whispering, whispering. . . .”
This morning over at Kirkus, I offer my thoughts on why I think 2011 has been a good year to ponder picture books. That link is here.
Opening this post is an illustration from the book, and here are some more below. Enjoy.
(Click to see entire spread from which this illustration comes.)
A NEW YEAR’S REUNION. Text copyright © 2007 by Yu Li-Qiong. Illustrations copyright © 2007 by Zhu Cheng-Liang. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA on behalf of Walker Books, London.