With vivid poetic word imagery, and pictures as loud as a lion or as quiet as a whisper, Helen Borten introduces children to listening to everything around them to show them just how beautiful our world sounds.
We see lines, shapes and colours everywhere that influence our daily lives. The important link between seeing and feeling is the basis of the visual arts and an indispensable key to their understanding and appreciation. Flying Eye Books is delighted to introduce a new generation of adoring young readers to Helen Borten's beautiful and imaginative books with the stunning Helen Borten Collection.
- The first in a series of brand new editions by a treasured children s author and illustrator.
- A gentle introduction to the basic elements of visual composition that brings much-loved books to an entirely new generation of young readers. A modern classic that remains as fresh today as when it was first published.
- Printed in 4 beautiful spot colours a process that mixes pantone inks to create a unique colour palette which is then printed in layers.
Helen Borten was born in Philadephia, PA in 1930. She attended the Philadephia Museum College of Art and produced the main body of her well loved children s picture book illustrations in the 1960's. Her illustrations are a beautiful collaboration between woodcut, collage, paint and printing techniques that make her work so rich and visually desirable. She now lives in Pennsylvania, US