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From Emily Winfield Martin
Before I ever made books, I used to say my paintings were “illustrations for stories that didn’t exist.” And that’s what this book has become home to, on scraps of paper ephemera found haunting treasure-box antique shops, my misfit collection of recurring themes and obsessions: wistful girls and willful girls, flowers, disguises, enchanted creatures, the sea.
It chronicles, more than anything else, the process of someone becoming herself, in the way that we are always becoming more ourselves. I circle back on images and ideas again and again, always building more of the world I’ve made to live in, to dream in.
And you’re invited too, of course you are.
I made it for both of us.
She grew dahlias the size of dinner plates.
When the time came, she didn’t have to go alone.
Once every one hundred years, someone is born who speaks cat.
“Romantic is the vibe…. Whimsical writing prompts in a vintage style for your inner Wes Anderson.” —Kirkus Reviews
"A stirring sheaf of variations on the theme of luxurious eccentricity." —Publishers Weekly
About the Author
- ASIN : B07T8SNDX1
- Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers (February 4, 2020)
- Publication date : February 4, 2020
- Language : English
- File size : 51644 KB
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- Print length : 80 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,011,666 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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For my clever nine year old granddaughter and wish I’d bought one for myself.