Tuesday by David Wiesner


Written by David Wiesner

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A stunning picture book, by prize-winning illustrator David Wiesner, who almost wordlessly tells a magical and astonishing adventure through brilliant illustrations.
On one unusual Tuesday evening a strange event occurs. The frogs on the pond rise up, up and away, each one aboard a lily pad. Their airborne adventures through the night are full of surprise and wonder while the absence of text inspires imagination and dreaming.


Tuesday by David Wiesner

In this ingenious and imaginative - nearly wordless - picture book, frogs in a pond lift off on their lily pads and fly to a nearby town where they zoom through a woman's living room, encounter a dog playing in his yard, and distract a bathrobe-clad citizen from his midnight snack.

Who knows what will happen next Tuesday?


'This book treats its readers to the pleasures of airborne adventure . . . Kids will love
its lighthearted, meticulously imagined, fun-without-a-moral fantasy.' - School
Library Journal

About the Author

David Wiesner

David Wiesner is one of the best-loved and most highly acclaimed picture book creators in the world. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have won numerous awards.

Wiesner generally spends several years creating each new book. Many versions are sketched and revised until the story line flows smoothly and each image works the way he wants it to. He creates three-dimensional models of objects he can't observe in real life, such as flying pigs and lizards standing upright, to add authenticity to his drawings.
David Wiesner lives with his family outside Philadelphia.

Photo credit Peggy Morsch

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

1st November 2012




Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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