What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,
Plus What I Did Last Week, Featuring Jan De Kinder

h1 April 24th, 2015 by jules


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Today over at Kirkus, I have a round-up of new nonfiction (mostly) picture books. That is here, and next week here at 7-Imp I’ll have art from each book.

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Last week, I wrote here about a Belgian import, Jan De Kinder’s Red (Eerdmans, March 2015). Today, I’m following up with some art from the book.

Enjoy.


“It’s like magic. A snap of the fingers, and his cheeks start glowing. Tommy’s face is as red as a fire truck. ‘Leave me alone!’ Tommy says again. Paul laughs.
Every time Paul laughs, Tommy gets a little quieter.”

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“And quieter. And Paul gets louder. Much louder.”
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“I’m scared of Paul. His tongue is as sharp as a knife. And his fist is as hard as a brick. He’s twice as strong as me. There’s no way I can stand up to him on my own.”
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RED. Text and illustrations © 2013 Jan De Kinder. First published in the United States in 2015 by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers. English language translation © 2015 Laura Watkinson. Spread reproduced by permission of the publisher.

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One comment to “What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,
Plus What I Did Last Week, Featuring Jan De Kinder”

  1. […] had a big week elsewhere, too. Julie Danielson wrote about the book on her own blog, Seven Impossible Things before Breakfast, and shared some of the artwork. Venus […]


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