Journey on a Cloud A Children's Book Inspired by Marc Chagall by Veronique Massenot

Journey on a Cloud A Children's Book Inspired by Marc Chagall

Written by Veronique Massenot
Illustrated by Elise Mansot


Journey on a Cloud A Children's Book Inspired by Marc Chagall by Veronique Massenot

This book tells the story of the postman Zephyr, who lives in a little blue village in the mountains where nothing ever changes. A dreamer hoping for adventures, he travels on a cloud, embarking on a fantastic airborne journey that takes him to distant and colourful lands. Eventually Zephyr falls to earth and meets a beautiful young woman. Together they return to the postman's home village which is now transformed in Zephyr's eyes and begin their exciting new life together. Inspired by Chagall's masterpiece, a world of colour and imagination awaits the readers of this book. Paintings based on Chagall's striking palette and elegant lines help tell a simple yet poetic story. The book includes a gorgeous reproduction of Chagall's masterpiece 'Les Maries de la Tour Eiffel' ('The Bride and Groom of the Eiffel Tower'), illustrating a journey of words and pictures, and introducing young readers to the work of one of the most popular artists of the twentieth century.

About the Author

VERONIQUE MASSENOT studied art history and archeology before she started writing novels and short stories for children. ELISE MANSOT is a painter and children's books illustrator who lives in Lyon, France.

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32 pages


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Publication date

1st March 2011



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