Lizzy and the Cloud: A Fan Brothers Cover Reveal
You know, I thought about sending you off to enjoy your weekend without first getting a glimpse of the latest picture book by the Fan brothers. But see, then I remember how good you’d been this week. You deserve a treat, don’t you? And if that treat happens to include interior spreads? Well, I’d say that was only fair, wouldn’t you?
Today, it is my extreme pleasure to tell you a little bit about Lizzy and the Cloud by Eric and Terry Fan. Here’s how the publisher chooses to describe it:
|From the critically acclaimed, award-winning creators of Ocean Meets Sky and The Night Gardener comes a whimsical and sweet tale of a young girl who cares for her pet cloud as it grows.|
It’s a little out of fashion to buy a pet cloud, but Lizzy doesn’t mind. She’s not looking for a big one or a fancy one, just one that’s right for her. And she finds it in Milo.
Soon, she’s taking Milo out on walks with her family, watering Milo right on schedule, and seeing Milo grow and grow. But what happens when her pet cloud gets too big for Lizzy to handle?
What indeed? To get a better sense of the book, why don’t we take a little peek inside its pages at some spreads?
Note the select use of green and yellow. Look at when they are used. How often. Now look at that pale pale blue. You can find other colors on other pages, but this is strategic. What does it all mean? No idea.
So put your hands together for the one, the only…. the cover!
A great big thank you to Tara Shanahan and the folks at Simon & Schuster for not only this reveal but some glimpses of the story as well. Lizzy and the Cloud will be on shelves everywhere May 3rd. Be sure to look for it then.
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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