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Sometimes the most basic of objects can come to represent so much more. In the simple yet beautiful A Glass, acclaimed children's author and illustrator Etienne Delessert tells the story of his stepmother . and of the glass that came to symbolize her. Illustrated in the unmistakable style that has earned Delessert decades of renown, this is a story of wild mushrooms, garden snails, imaginary characters, and—above all—love. Readers will learn of one seemingly unbreakable glass and of the shatterproof love between a parent and a child.
About the Author
Etienne Delessert is a Swiss-American artist and author whose picture books have earned numerous honors, including two Graphics Prizes from the Bologna Children's Book Fair. His work has been presented in retrospectives at the Louvre and at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Among his many children's book credits are I Hate to Read!, The Lonely Pine, Spartacus the Spider, and Moon Theater.