Mitsumasa Anno was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the highest honor attainable in the field of children's book illustration in 1984. His original art will be displayed at the gallery opening of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Northhampton, MA. Mr. Anno lives in Japan.
I love the Anno books...... simple and beautiful and full of the opportunity to make up stories on every page.
You won't see all the connections the first time you go through, and there is something new to be discovered every time you open the book.
Your child will appreciate this work through many 'reading' levels, and you will constantly make new discoveries yourself.
Fun, fun, book and instructs alot of interesting information in a different way for kids.Published 2 months ago by Annette Draper
Bought this when my little son was 1 yr old.
He is 3 now, and we still pick it up from time time to check how's Annos doing :)
Perhaps this book was meant for children, but as an adult I am enjoying it immensely, finding something I had not seen before every time I pick it up.Published 7 months ago by LaVerne F. Richards
So much detail in the pictures; you can find different things hidden on each page whenever you dip into this book. Not just a children's book!Published 8 months ago by Judy Sutherland
beautiful childrens book - incredible art. For the cost to get it and the visual impact it gives your child, you should buy this book.Published 10 months ago by Lucas Wagner
Gorgeous artwork. Quiet, thoughtful, forces one to pause and look closely. My preschooler and I both enjoy looking at it.Published 10 months ago by biwei
We just learned that our son is gifted. Through a wonderful book called Some of My Best Friends Are Books, we found Anno's Journey. Read morePublished on January 7, 2012 by Mom of 3
This is a wonderful book for imaginative parents and their equally imaginative children!
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