Nana in the City by Lauren Castillo
  

Nana in the City

Written by Lauren Castillo
Illustrated by

Synopsis

Nana in the City by Lauren Castillo

A magical picture book, in which a young boy visits his nana and is frightened to find that the city where she lives is filled with noise and crowds and scary things. Then his Nana makes him a special cape to help him be brave, and soon the everyday sights and sounds of the city are not scary, but wonderful.

Reviews

*A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book* Huffington Post Best Picture Book about Family

A 100 Scope Notes Top 20 Book of 2014

--Publishers Weekly, starred review

Castillo's soft, warmly colored art expresses the child's changing feelings about the city while also depicting the characters

--Kirkus

--School Library Journal

A rewarding picture book with a vibrant setting.

The accessible story arc outlines worthwhile messages about openness to new experiences and changing one's persepctive, all couched in the security of spending time with a loved one.

About the Author

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Lauren Castillo
More books by Lauren Castillo

Publisher

Clarion Books an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Publication date

3rd September 2014

ISBN

9780544104433


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