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Pablo Neruda by Monica Brown
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Apr 16, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: mg-ya-picture-books-nonfiction, ncbla-committee-2012-books, ncbla-2012-final-shortlist
Read in October, 2011

The simple picture book biography of the Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, turns into a wondrous work of art through Julie Paschkis' illustrations. Spanish and English words flow across the pages-- becoming ribbons of water, flower petals and leaves, protest flags, and sunlight. An exquisite testament to Neruda's legacy-- the words he loved and left for us to read.
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