* "[A] visual language that speaks profoundly to readers."―Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review
* "[P]erfectly paced to express universal emotions that connect generations separated by time, experience, and even language."―School Library Journal, starred review
"Dynamic."―The Wall Street Journal
* "Focus on an underrepresented culture; highly accessible emotions; concise, strong storytelling; and artistic magnificence make this a must have."―Booklist, starred review
* "The power of art takes center stage."―Kirkus Reviews, starred review
When a young boy visits his grandfather, their lack of a common language leads to confusion, frustration, and silence. But as they sit down to draw together, something magical happens—with a shared love of art and storytelling, the two form a bond that goes beyond words. With spare, direct text by Minh Lê and luminous illustrations by Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat, this stirring picturebook about reaching across barriers will be cherished for years to come.