Under the Umbrella “[shows] young readers that something wonderful can happen when one least expects it” says Canadian Children’s BookNews
Posted on June 24th, 2017 by pajamapress
“Through lyrical rhyme, Catherine Buquet writes of a man who, by chance, finds happiness in the unlikeliest of circumstances. Out of the commonplace grows a deeper significance….
Marion Arbona’s sophisticated pencil, ink and gouache illustrations ably contrast the wet and bustling streetscape with the bright, warm colours enveloping the boy and the patisserie, as if they were in a world of their own. By the story’s end, this vibrancy surrounds the man, showing young readers that something wonderful can happen when one least expects it, even on the most melancholy of days.”
Read the full review on page 32 in the Summer 2017 issue of Canadian Children’s BookNews