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Skunk on a string, written and illustrated by Thao Lam

Label
Skunk on a string
Title
Skunk on a string
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Thao Lam
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In "Skunk on a String," we meet a skunk who has been tied to the tail of a balloon. Try as he might, the persistent critter can't get anyone to untie him. In this wordless story, he is shooed and swatted through a bustling parade, past the windowpanes of the city's apartment buildings with their diverse, busy inhabitants, then up to the construction cranes high above the city. He floats through the zoo, into traffic, under water, and eventually lands atop a Ferris wheel. When he finally unties himself, the skunk misses the aerial life so he comes up with an inspired way to fly again. Paper collage art in whimsical colors and patterns polka dots, gingham, and florals creates a playful dynamic and brilliantly captures details of urban life, from the legs of a crowd to window boxes, spilled ice cream, and clothing flapping on clotheslines
Tone
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10482315
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lam, Thao
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • -1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Flight
  • Skunks
  • Balloons
  • Stories without words
  • Children's stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Skunk on a string, written and illustrated by Thao Lam
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 x 28 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781771471312
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Skunk on a string, written and illustrated by Thao Lam
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 x 28 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781771471312
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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