Lizbeth Lou Got a Rock in Her Shoe (Hardcover)

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By Troy Howell, Kathryn Carr (Artist)
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Here's a gem of a picture book from local publisher Ripple Grove Press. The story follows the journey of a pebble from Lizabeth Lou's shoe to an ant hill, a pond, a bikepath and other places in a city park. It gently invites a reader to consder perspectives not her own. The illustration style is totally unique. Each scene is cut and assembled, lit and photographed which makes for a fascinating picture with unique depth. Highly recommended

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-This just will not do - says Lizzy, flinging a rock from her shoe. Getting a rock stuck in your show is a simple matter, but what is small to one may be large and looming to another. After encountering a number of characters and situations, the rock continues its tumbling excursion of what goes around comes around. The beautiful illustrations, created through hand-cut paper silhouettes, invite the viewer to explore this creative story.

About the Author

Troy Howell is an author and illustrator known primarily for his children's book illustrations--in particular the Brian Jacques Redwall covers and several books by Mary Pope Osbourne. His middle grade novel, The Dragon of Cripple Creek, was an ABA New Voices pick and shortlisted for the Reading the West award. He is working on his next children's novel. He lives in Falmouth, Virginia. Kathryn Carr creates cut paper silhouettes which are little vignettes that embrace a moment in time. She is self-taught in this medium and enjoys experimenting with different applications for her imagery. Her art is in galleries and private collections worldwide, on a line of greeting cards, and album covers. She lives in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780991386659
ISBN-10: 0991386655
Publisher: Ripple Grove Press
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2016
Pages: 36
Language: English