Journey

By BECKER, Aaron

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ISBN
978-0-7636-6053-6
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on July 1, 2013  |  Preschool to Grade 4

Gr 1–4—In this auspicious debut picture book, a lonely girl escapes the boredom of a sepia-toned world by drawing a doorway to a magical realm. Harkening back to Crockett Johnson's Harold, this child uses a red crayon and a lot of imagination to venture across a Venice-like kingdom, fly among a fleet of steampunk airships, and take off on a magic carpet ride. When an act of compassion and bravery lands the heroine in a cage, it's her magic ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on August 1, 2013

In the tradition of Crockett Johnson's Harold and the Purple Crayon (rev. 10/55), this wordless story shows a bored young girl living in a monochromatic world who is able to draw herself into other worlds with the help of a red crayon she finds on her bedroom floor. Unlike Harold, the worlds she enters into are lush and detailed -- a deep green forest with blue hanging lanterns, an elaborate castle with an in...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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