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Lejos / Far

By Juan Felipe Herrera
Illustrated by Blanca Gómez

Some things are close — cerca. Others are far — lejos. With sweet simplicity, this charming dual-language board book and its companion volume, Cerca/Close, engage young children.

El árbol de limones está lejos de mi casa. The lemon tree is far from my house. The little boy’s house is far from the city, and the city is far from the ocean. What about the mountains in the distance, or the clouds in the sky, or the sun that shines over the boy as he walks?

  • A moving look at distance and closeness from a former Poet Laureate
  • Elegant, bilingual text and art are inclusive
  • Simple concept board books suitable for all toddlers

About the author

Juan Felipe Herrera is a poet, artist, and activist. He was the U.S. Poet Laureate from 2015 to 2017. He is the creator of Jabberwalking and the author of Imagine, illustrated by Lauren Castillo. He lives in Fresno, California.

About the illustrator

Blanca Gómez started drawing illustrations for her mom when she was a child. Now she illustrates for people from near and far, all over the world. She lives in Madrid, Spain.

ISBN: 9780763690632
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Board Book
Release Date: September 1, 2019
Dimensions: 178 x 178mm, 14pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $12.99
New Zealand RRP: $14.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

Last updated on 03/09/19 at 02:53:09
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