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Picture the Sky

Picture the Sky

by Barbara Reid

ISBN 9781443163026 Hardcover
32 Pages | 10.4" x 10.3" | Ages 3 to 8
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There is more than one way to picture the sky.

The sky tells many stories: in the clouds, in the stars, in the imagination. In lyrical text and brilliantly coloured illustations, renowned artist Barbara Reid brings her unique vision to the sky above us and around us, in all its moods. A companion to the bestselling Picture a Tree!

Picture the sky. How do you feel?

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  • Winner, CBC Fan Choice Award, 2018
  • Short-listed, TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, 2018
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Starred Selection, 2018
  • Commended, Toronto Public Library First & Best Booklist, 2017
  • Commended, Resource Links, Best of the Year, 2017

Rights Sold

  • Chinese Simplified - Beijing Cheerful
  • English (Asia) - Scholastic Asia
  • English (US) - Albert Whitman
  • French (N.Amer.) - Éditions Scholastic
  • Russian - AST-Hobbyteka

Selling Points

  • Follow up to the beloved classic Picture a Tree.
  • Reid is one of Canada’s most renowned author/illustrators.
  • The Plasticine style is instantly recognizable.


Also by
Barbara Reid

  • Baby's First Treasury
  • Read Me A Book
  • The Night Before Christmas
  • Gifts
  • Sing a Song of Bedtime

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Contact Information

Maral Maclagan, Rights and Contracts Manager | 416-915-3524
604 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 1E1

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