A Favorite of mine! Children’s Book.”The Green Umbrella”by Jackie Azúa Kramer and Maral Sassouni

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Description

When Elephant takes a peaceful walk with his green umbrella he’s interrupted by a hedgehog, cat, bear, and rabbit—each claiming that they’ve had exciting adventures with his umbrella. After all, it is an umbrella, and it certainly hasn’t been on any adventures more exciting than a walk in the rain. Or has it?

Things aren’t always what they seem in this charming tale of imagination, sharing and friendship.
Bios
Jackie Azúa Kramer was born in Manhattan, New York. Many lives ago Jackie was an actor, singer, and school counselor. Her work with children presented her with an opportunity to address their concerns, secrets, and hopes through storytelling.
Many of Jackie’s best ideas happen in a bathtub full of bubbles. Jackie and her family live happily in Long Island, New York. The Green Umbrella is Jackie’s first picture book.

Maral Sassouni was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has been an illustrator for more than 20 years. In 2013 she won the SCBWI Portfolio Grand Prize. Her work was selected by the Society of Illustrators in New York (2014), and also honored by the 3×3 Picture Book Show in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Her art has been exhibited in group shows of children’s illustration all over the world: in Sàrmede, Italy, for the Immagini della Fantasia exhibit (2011, 2012); in Mexico City, at the Museo Franz Mayer in conjunction with the IBBY Congress of 2014; in South Korea, at the 2013 Nami Island Illustration exhibit. Also in Geneva, at the United Nations Headquarters, and in Brussels, at the European Parliament.

MY THOUGHTS:

I think this is one of my favorite Children’s books! Such a cute story, and the Illustrations are AMAZING!

I really think you will enjoy sharing this with your child!

I do not have Children, but I have read this book several times. It truly is a treasure of a book.

Here is the Amazon link for purchase, available January 31, 2017

I received this from NetGalley on behalf of the Publisher.

https://www.amazon.com/Green-Umbrella-Jackie-Az%C3%BAa-Kramer/dp/0735842183/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1475594777&sr=1-1&keywords=the+green+umbrella+in+books

 

 

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. stewbid1
    Feb 01, 2017 @ 18:14:33

    This bouncing purple elephant is pure adorableness!!! (Sorry for the non-word lol, just too cute!).

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