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Symphony City by Amy Martin
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Feb 28, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: getting-lost, music, city

This magical book is about a young girl who gets lost in the city, but along the way finds music and beauty around every corner. The illustrations are bold and magical: ballerinas dancing on rooftops, the young girl riding "waves" through the city streets. White and beige contrast bright yellows and reds.

This book is a study in art.
The text is written like poetry and doesn't use complete sentences; in the truest sense of the term "picture book," the pictures are required to make meaning of the text - it could be used to study poetic styles of writing and/or conveying meaning through the use of text and pictures.

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