What Is a River? (Hardcover)

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What Is a River? (Hardcover)


★A Washington Post Best Children's Book of 2021★

★ A Marginalian (formerly Brain Pickings) Loveliest Children's Book of 2021 ★

"What is a river?" an inquisitive young girl asks her grandmother as the pair sits together on the river's banks. Like many questions posed by curious children, this one is deceptively simple in its asking. Yet, its answer spans the very world itself: geography and history, science and religion, industry and environmentalism. Through author-illustrator Monika Vaicenavičiene's eyes, the river becomes a vessel for enormous complexity, a lens through which the interconnectedness of our shared earth can be understood.

Born in Lithuania, Monika Vaicenavičiene graduated from the Komstak Art School in Sweden. What Is a River? is her debut picture book. In making the art for the book, she used a variety of materials, including pencils, watercolors, gouache, and digital tools.
Product Details ISBN: 9781592702794
ISBN-10: 1592702791
Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
Publication Date: March 30th, 2021
Pages: 48
Language: English