The Blank Page
How a Piece of Paper Connects to Everything
Is a blank page really blank? Beloved poet Alberto Blanco pulls back the curtain and illuminates all of the elements hidden in a single piece of paper: the tree it... Read More
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Is a blank page really blank? Beloved poet Alberto Blanco pulls back the curtain and illuminates all of the elements hidden in a single piece of paper: the tree it was made from, the rain and sun that allowed the tree to grow, and the people that created it. An enlightening read for readers young and old, it soon becomes clear that a blank page contains the whole cosmos.
In The Blank Page, world-renowned Mexican poet Alberto Blanco inspires children and adults to keep looking deeper, to never take things at face value. Charming illustrations by Rob Moss Wilson portray a world that slowly comes to life in a single sheet of paper: first the tree, then the forest, then the people are discovered, revealing the whole interrelated ecosystem of our world. As Blanco says: “Where nothing happens, there is a miracle we are not seeing.”
9.5 x 8.5
"This intuitive picture book is the perfect introduction to prompt discussions for young children about the world around them."Pine Reads Review
"It shows that everything in our lives, even the most simple of things, has a deeper connection to the Earth, to people, and perhaps even more."Jamie Bee