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The Flamingo, graphic novel

by Guojing
Schwartz & Wade, Random House, published Sep 27th 2022.

About the story

A little girl arrives, excited for a beachy vacation with her Lao Lao. The girl and her grandmother search for shells, chase crabs, and play in the sea, but when the girl finds an exquisite flamingo feather in her grandmother’s living room, her vacation turns into something fantastical.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • Kirkus Reviews • School Library Journal • Shelf Awareness • Horn Book

★ "[A] tender tale." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ “Immaculately drawn and paced” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

★ "Guojing's brilliant, near-wordless picture book is a visual feast celebrating family and unlikely friends." —Shelf Awareness, starred review

★ “For readers who enjoy emotionally moving stories about family, love, and the power of imagination.”—School Library Journal, starred review

★ “Guojing’s expressive digital, watercolor, and colored-pencil illustrations have a timeless, cinematic quality…”—The Horn Book, starred review

"A loving ode to intergenerational creativity." —The Bulletin

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