A spectacular picture book, with text in subtly linked beautifully composed four-line stanzas, evoking winds around the world, including those in the Canadian west, off the coast of Central America, Capetown, and the Middle East. Illustrations are muscular, organic, powerful evocations of the power of those winds.
About the Author
Barbara Nickel is the critically acclaimed author of Hannah Waters and the Daughter of Johann Sebastian Bach. She is the author of several young adult novels as well as an acclaimed poet.
Gillian Newland is an artist based in Toronto, Ontario. She works mostly in watercolor, ink and pencils.
Read an Excerpt
A boy asked the wind, "Where do you live?"And the wind up high in the flag shivered,
the wind down low in the grass rivered over his toes to scatter the leaves.
The boy called again, "Where is your home?"
The wind up high in the maple hummed the leaves free and scarlet, then hammered down to blast against the boy's ear, "Come-