When a little town on Long Island is inundated with garbage, its citizens become more environmentally aware, while a garbage barge travels the North American coast in search of a dumping location.
This true story is almost hard to believe as the Garbage Barge travels up and down the coast trying to find someone who will take the load of garbage it’s carrying. It will really make you think reducing your garbage footprint. As a big fan of the work of Red Nose Studio, I also enjoy the illustrations in this story.
Jonah Winter is the author of more than thirty celebrated nonfiction picture books including Diego, illustrated by Jeanette Winter; Jazz Age Josephine, illustrated by Marjorie Priceman; Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx, illustrated by Edel Rodriguez; The Founding Fathers! illustrated by Barry Blitt; and Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, illustrated by Shane W. Evans.
CHRIS SICKELS, the creative force behind the award-winning Red Nose Studio, has illustrated <i>Here Comes the Garbage Barge! </i>by Jonah Winter (4 starred reviews, <i>New York Times</i> Best Illustrated Book Award) and <i>The Secret Subway</i> by Shana Corey (3 starred reviews, Amazon Best Children’s Book of 2016). His 3-D illustrations are built from wire, fabric, wood, found objects, and more. His work has appeared in the<i> New York Times</i> and the <i>Wall Street Journal </i>and as a poster for the NYC subway. He has been awarded three gold medals and one silver by the Society of Illustrators. Visit him at rednosestudio.com or on Twitter @rednosestudio.
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