The Only Child

The Only Child

Book - 2015
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In this wordless graphic novel, a young girl traveling from her city apartment to her grandmother's country home becomes lost and enters a fantastical world in the clouds.
Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2015]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780553497045
0553497049
Branch Call Number: CJ GUOJI
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 30 cm

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AL_AMYG Feb 11, 2017

Such a beautiful book that tells such a sad, yet sweet, story. I often feel that wordless books are a bit hard to follow for kiddos, but this one gets the story across without any problem. Absolutely wonderful for both kids and adults.

bookgirlatDCL Jan 24, 2017

A beautifully illustrated graphic novel with no words but lots of emotion.

AL_STEFFEN Nov 23, 2016

Review Pretty wordless picture book in black and white.
The little kid is a little too marshmallow-looking for my liking, but I liked the illustration when he/she grabbed the stag's lips.

Laura_X Oct 18, 2016

Beautiful. Dreamy. Emotive.

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princeanimal2
Apr 20, 2016

Great drawings, super emotional and dreamy!

CRRL_CraigGraziano Mar 10, 2016

The pair travels into the clouds and sail across stars. They make friends and face dangerous obstacles. All of this is accentuated by the lush detail of our artist's pencil. The stag is a guardian of sorts for the young girl, entrusted to return her home safely.

Read more at: http://www.librarypoint.org/onlychild_guojing

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freckled2much
Jan 16, 2016

Beautiful images.

PimaLib_MonicaB Jan 12, 2016

Beautiful illustrations & a sweet touching story.

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