Enchanted Lion Books Sylvester's Letter
Enchanted Lion Books Sylvester's Letter

Sylvester's Letter

By Matthew Burgess

$19.95

Publication Date: January 31, 2023

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Ages 6 And Up, Grades K to 3

From the superb, creative duo behind Drawing on Walls, A Life of Keith Haring comes this adventurous, expressive, heartfelt story about the tremendous role played by creativity across life and death.

Someletters can’t be delivered in the usual way… But Sylvester has it all figuredout: couriered by some energetic parachutists, a train speeding through thejungle, and a river packed with piranhas and pink dolphins, his letter is sureto reach its final destination.Andwhat makes this letter so important? It’s full of loving memories and sharedmoments, written specially by Sylvester for his beloved G.G. (Great Grandma). Even though G.G.is now gone, she’s still Sylvester’s favorite person—the most pickle-loving andfun person he knows. A picture book about how love and imagination connect usbeyond death and keep the spirit of those who are no longer with us alive.

About the Author

Matthew Burgess is a full-time professor at Brooklyn College and a part-timeteaching artist in New York City public schools. Matthew is also the author of EnormousSmallness: A Story of E. E. Cummings, Drawing on Walls: A Story of KeithHaring, and Make Meatballs Sing: The Life & Art of Corita Kent.He lives with his husband in Brooklyn and Berlin. Originally from California and Taiwan, JoshCochran is an illustrator and muralist living in Brooklyn. Drawing onWalls, also written by Matthew Burgess, was his picture book debut. He hasreceived a Grammy nomination for album art, and his installations and muralscan be seen at places like the New York Transit Museum. He teaches at theSchool of Visual Arts in NYC.

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Length: 52 pages

Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books

Publication Date: January 31, 2023

ISBN: 9781592703807

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