Shadowing home | Group Leaders Login to edit your group home page    

Carolyn, A&H Shadowers

The Journey

This is a beautiful book, and timely. The sparse language is contrasted yet complemented by the bold illustrations that contain both realistic and metaphorical depictions of journeying. The pictures convey a fairy tale feel to a story we know is all too real, which is caught in glimpses not expressed in the text, such as the telling moment when the mother is pictured crying as her children tell us she "is never scared."

It is simple and profound and leaves us hanging in the middle of an incomplete journey to potential safety.

Posted on: 17th June 2017 at 04:29 pm

View more reviews by this group
View more reviews for this title

Share this review:

BACK TO OUR GROUP PAGE