The Conductor

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Chronicle Books, Sep 28, 2011 - Art - 72 pages
24 Reviews
Pairing two seemingly disparate elements an orchestra conductor and a grove of trees award-winning artist Laetitia Devernay herself orchestrates a visual magnum opus. Her spare, yet intricate, illustrations truly appear to take flight before our eyes and her wordless narrative nearly roars with sound as the conductor prompts the leaves to rustle, then whirl, then swirl to unexpected life with each turn of the page. It is a celebration of creativity, imagination, storytelling, and the renewing power of nature that will entrance readers of every age.

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The illustrations are full of life. - Goodreads
However, I did love the ending. - Goodreads
Beautiful illustrations. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Natalie Vandusen - Goodreads

I expected there to be more of an allusion to music, so this was disappointing. However, I did love the ending. Read full review

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User Review  - Nora - Goodreads

why is it so easy to fall in love with a nonverbal character. i'm upset. this is a childrens' book for crying out loud. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Laetitia Devernay is an award-winning French illustrator and artist. She is the author of several beloved books for children.

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