What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,
Plus What I Did Last Week, Featuring Eva Eriksson

h1 July 7th, 2017 by jules

“Then Ella put the two heart halves on the ground. She laid them close together so they made a whole heart. …’Rest in peace, dear hearts!'”


Today at Kirkus, on account of a summer slump, I’ve got Seven Impossibly Good Bits of Book News. That is here.

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Last week, I wrote here about lazy summer (re)reading and mentioned Rose Lagercrantz’s See You When I See You (Gecko Press), illustrated by Eva Eriksson and coming to U.S. shelves in August of this year. It’s a wonderful addition to this wonderful series. Today here at 7-Imp, I’ve got some illustrations from that.



“… Dani’s father was home from the hospital, where he had been the whole summer
after his traffic accident.”


“There were not just fish. There were frogs and spiders and snakes.
Some snakes lay tangled up in one big ball.”


“And they flew towards each other!”


“What should Dani do? Follow her best friend in the whole world or
do as the teacher had said? The first, of course!”

(Click to enlarge and see spread in its entirety)


“‘Let’s just play a little bit more. …'”


“She held out her necklace—the one with half of a silver heart.
Dani had the other half. …”


“When they stopped to catch their breath, they found themselves on a
little cobblestone street with old wooden houses and shops. …”


“Then Sven told his latest riddles. …”
(Click to enlarge and see spread in its entirety)



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SEE YOU WHEN I SEE YOU. Text © Rose Lagercrantz 2016. Illustrations © Eva Eriksson 2016. English language edition © Gecko Press Ltd 2017. Illustrations reproduced by permission of Gecko Press.

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