Readers of all ages will relate to this intriguing and endearing story of grappling with one of life's big, abstract concepts.

Infinity and Me is an intriguing and rather sweet book about a little girl contemplating infinity. Gabi Swiatkowska's vivid illustrations bring to life various representations of infinity, while Kate Hosford's narrative endears readers to young Uma and her struggle to wrap her head around the abstract idea of endlessness.


Kate Hosford has worked as an elementary school teacher, a foster care worker, and an illustrator, all of which prepared her for her ultimate career as a children's book writer. She is the author of Big Bouffant (Carolrhoda, 2011) which won the Independent Publisher Book Award Bronze Medal. She also wrote Infinity and Me (Carolrhoda, 2012) winner of numerous awards, including the New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, the Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, and the ALA Notable Children's Books award. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and two sons.

Gabi Swiatkowska was born in Tychy, Poland, and attended the Lyceum of Art in Bielsko-Biala, as well as the Cooper Union School of Art in New York City. She has illustrated a number of picture books, including the award-winning My Name is Yoon.

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