David Wiesner is internationally renowned for his visual storytelling and has won the Caldecott Medal three times--for Tuesday, The Three Pigs, and Flotsam--the second person in history to do so. He is also the recipient of three Caldecott Honors, for Free Fall, Sector 7, and Mr. Wuffles. He lives near Philadelphia with his family. www.hmhbooks.com/wiesner
The nearly wordless Caldecott-winning book follows a squadron of frogs as they fly through the night on lilypads; PW called the visuals "stunning: slightly surrealistic, imbued with mood and mystery." Ages 5-8. (Aug.)
Kids will love its lighthearted, meticulously imagined, fun-without-a-moral fantasy. Tuesday is bound to take off. School Library Journal, Starred
A surreal, almost wordless picture book shows the mysterious
levitation of lily pads and frogs from a pond one Tuesday at dusk.
The frogs soar around town until they fall to the ground at
Large, detailed watercolors use dramatic points of view and lighting effects and often show a humorous range of expressions. There is a forecast of further surprises to come on following Tuesdays. -- Copyright (c) 1991 The Horn Book, Inc. All rights reserved. Horn Book, Fanfare