It starts with a line. Whether made by the tip of a pencil or the blade of a skate, the magic starts there.
And magic once again flows from the pencil and imagination of internationally acclaimed artist Suzy Lee. With the lightest of touches, this masterwork blurs the lines between real and imagined, reminding us why Lee's books have been lauded around the world, recognized on New York Times Best Illustrated Books lists and nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest international honor given to children's book creators. This seemingly simple story about a young skater on a frozen pond will charm the youngest of readers while simultaneously astounding book enthusiasts of any age.
About the Author
Suzy Lee lives in Seoul, South Korea, and is the author of award-winning children's books.
"Lines has a lot to say about the artistic process and the sometimes fine line between the joy of expression and lonely pursuit of craft."-The Horn Book Magazine
A Boston Globe Best Children's Book of the Year
"Readers are transported into a wintry wonderland of exuberant bliss."-Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"A surprising meditation on the artistic process. Lee sticks the landing in style."-NPR Best Books of the Year
"For a story about making mistakes, Lee's work is nearly flawless."-Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Blurs the lines between the real and the imagined."--Learning Magazine
"Any lover of picture books will appreciate this graceful wordless gem."-School Library Journal