Go West! Joel Nakamura

ISBN: 9780991410569

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Hardcover

32 pages


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Go West!  by  Joel Nakamura

Go West! by Joel Nakamura
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The American West has always been a place of adventure and natural beauty. With its wide-open spaces and sense of freedom, its a place of enduring dreams and new ideas. Open the cover of this beautiful book and accept award-winning artist JoelMoreThe American West has always been a place of adventure and natural beauty. With its wide-open spaces and sense of freedom, its a place of enduring dreams and new ideas.

Open the cover of this beautiful book and accept award-winning artist Joel Nakamuras invitation to Go West! Come along and join his colorful cast of characters to explore the magic that abounds in the lands west of the Mississippi. Come along and explore the frontier of the imagination!

Come along and dream big! Come along and roam free...GO WEST!A perfect bedtime read, and a delight to the eye, this colorful picture book will enthrall your little ones with its unique vision of life in the West!PRAISE FOR GO WEST!Not since Horace Greeley has the American West had such a vocal advocate...Nakamura blends fact, fable, and fantasy in a vision that goes well beyond the West being a place where the deer and antelope play.

Go west! Where alarm clocks have legs and feathers, he writes, hand-drawing the text as a roosters crow- nearby, celestial objects dot the dust at the birds feet, a campfire coffeepot runs off on two legs, and a hybrid dog/cowboy hat dreams of bacon and eggs...its a vibrantly imagined and illustrated tribute to the magic of the West and its wide-open spaces.--Publishers Weekly...cowgirls and cowboys can dance the two-step off into the sunset of this gorgeous picture book. Nakamuras bold rainbow of paint colors evokes the timeless natural beauty of the American West, and his whooping prose will echo across the mountain peaks of childrens imaginations.

Ages three and up.--Foreword Reviews Magazine: Best Childrens Picture Books, Fall 2015Wolves, coyotes, roadrunners, cowgirls, cacti, mesas, smoke signals, and chile peppers all make an appearance, lending the book the flavor that is at once contemporary, historic, and mythic.

Its a delight for adults as well as children. The authors full-page illustrations, hand-painted using cactus spines, capture the spirit of the land, and he fills each composition with small details that make a second read more enriching than the first.--Pasatiempo Magazine of Arts, Entertainment & Culture



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