Outside In
Outside In

Outside In

Written by Deborah Underwood & illustrated by Cindy Derby
4 - 7
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Apr 14, 2020
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From the New York Times best-selling author behind _The Quiet Book _comes a mindful contemplation on the many ways nature affects our everyday lives, perfect for fans of Joyce Sidman and Julie Fogliano.  Outside is waiting, the most patient playmate of all. The most generous friend. The most miraculous inventor. This thought-provoking picture book poetically underscores our powerful and enduring connection with nature, not so easily obscured by lives spent indoors. Rhythmic, powerful language shows us how our world is made and the many ways Outside comes in to help and heal us, and reminds us that we are all part of a much greater universe. Emotive illustrations evoke the beauty, simplicity, and wonder that await us all . . . outside.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    April 14, 2020
    HMH Books
    Text Details
    The text type was set in Expo Sans Pro. The display type was hand-lettered by Cindy Derby.
    Illustration Details
    Illustrations for this book were made with watercolor and powdered graphite on cold press paper. Some of the lines were created with dried flower stems and thread soaked in ink.
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    4 - 7 years
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