All the Animals Where I Live
Philip C. Stead
The author used to live in the busy city where there were buses and trains, and people waiting for buses and trains.
Now he lives in the country and jubilantly takes the reader on a tour of his home, pointing out all the animals that share his space. There are stuffed bears and quilted chickens. His dog Wednesday watches cranes, frogs, and dragonflies live their lives. Coyotes and chipmunks come and go, and the world around where he lives is full of life, until winter comes, and there is nothing but snow.
Uniquely structured, this picture book from innovative author-illustrator Philip C. Stead is a meditation on life and moments big and small that shape our individual worlds.
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“A journey with an artist who sees the eternal in the everyday.”
Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW