Jamie's Reviews > Madlenka

Madlenka by Peter Sís
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
698048
's review
Feb 09, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: picture-books

There was a time in my life when I just did not get Peter Sis at all. I would stare at his illustrations and his text and not understand what the hoopla was.

Well, today I spent a great deal of time dissecting an image out of this book, and I reached an epiphany, where I finally saw what Sis was doing with the book, how the border is a microcosm for the whole, and how each portion of the image represents what he wants the book to mean, down to the color and thickness of the outlines, and it blew my mind.
1 like · flag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Madlenka.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.