La La La: A Story of Hope

by Kate DiCamillo and Jaime Kim

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/10/2018

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A nearly wordless story following a little girl in search of someone who understands...

“La la la...” A little girl stands alone and sings, but hears no response. Gathering her courage and her curiosity, she skips further out into the world, singing away to the trees and the pond and the reeds – but no song comes back to her.

Day passes into night, and the girl dares to venture into the darkness towards the light of the moon, climbing as high as she can... Now, will she be heard? With an enchanting palette and captivating expressiveness, Jaime Kim brings to life Kate DiCamillo's endearing character in a transcendent landscape that invites readers along on an emotionally satisfying journey.

  • Kate DiCamillo's bestselling books include Because of Winn Dixie (4.5 million copies sold), The Tale of Despereaux (2.8 million copies sold) and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (1.9 million copies sold – all in English language editions only)
  • Kate DiCamillo is a two-time Newbery medallist and her books have been translated into 40 languages worldwide "Kim has created sumptuous images. DiCamillo’s text leaves room for children to fill in the silences with their own boundless imaginations" New York Times
"Even if we are small and alone and afraid, if we sing, sometimes someone answers us back. Here is Jaime Kim's beautiful art answering my small tentative song" Kate DiCamillo
ISBN:
9781406379884
9781406379884
Category:
Picture storybooks
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-10-2018
Publisher:
Walker Books Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
72
Dimensions (mm):
204x214x4mm
Weight:
0.27kg
Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo is the beloved author of many books for young readers, including the Mercy Watson and Deckawoo Drive series. Her books Flora & Ulysses and The Tale of Despereaux both received Newbery Medals. A former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, she lives in Minneapolis, USA.

Jaime Kim

Jaime Kim was born and raised in Korea before moving to the USA at the age of eighteen.

She works in gouache and acrylics to create her beautiful, tender, and dreamlike landscapes and characters.

Jaime Kim lives in North Carolina, USA.

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