Andersen, 2006 (2006)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
, Ruth Brown opens windows to a child's imagination with words and accompanying bright and vibrant pictures. She begins, '
Imagine, / when you're half asleep, / those big white clouds / look just like sheep ...
he uses a race on a windy, sunny beach to present opposites: '
Imagine slow, / imagine fast, / Imagine first, / imagine last
' and continues with contrasts around the world. This daylong exercise in imagination ends, '
Imagine dark, / Imagine light, / And now it's time to sleep. / Goodnight!
uth Brown's warm illustrations will linger in the minds of readers of all ages, while her book offers a rich lesson in contrasts.
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