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Le jardinier de la nuit

illustrated by Eric Fan & Terry Fan

tagged: birds, mysteries & detective stories, art & architecture
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edition:Paperback
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published: Dec 2021
ISBN:9781443189736
publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd
imprint: Editions Scholastic
Description

 

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L’album s’ouvre sur une illustration monochrome qui dépeint l’atmosphère d’une ville semblable à tant d’autres. Ses habitants sont loin de se douter que le geste d’un seul homme est sur le point de changer leur vie. Cet homme est un artiste qui, à la faveur de la nuit et secrètement, crée avec le feuillage des arbres de somptueuses sculptures.

L’album se pare de plus en plus de couleurs évoquant la joie. Parmi la foule rassemblée au pied des oeuvres, seul un jeune garçon aura le bonheur de connaître l’auteur de tant de beauté. Il deviendra l’apprenti de ce vieil artiste qui lui transmettra avec bienveillance son précieux savoir.

Un album sur l’influence de l’art sur la vie en communauté.

 

One day, William discovers that the tree outside his window has been sculpted into a wise owl. In the following days, more topiaries appear, and each one is more beautiful than the last. Soon, William’s gray little town is full of colour and life. And though the mysterious night gardener disappears as suddenly as he appeared, William— and his town — are changed forever.

With breathtaking illustrations and spare, sweet text, this masterpiece about enjoying the beauty of nature is sure to become an instant classic.

Original title: The Night Gardener

 

About the Authors
Eric Fan is an artist and writer who lives in Toronto, Canada. Born in Hawaii and raised in Toronto, he attended the Ontario College of Art and Design, where he studied illustration, sculpture, and film. He has a passion for vintage bikes, clockwork contraptions, and impossible dreams. Eric is the cocreator of The Night GardenerIt Fell from the Sky, and Lizzy and the Cloud. Visit him online TheFanBrothers.com.
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Terry Fan received his formal art training at Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, Canada. His work is a blend of traditional and contemporary techniques, using ink or graphite mixed with digital. He spends his days (and nights) creating magical paintings, portraits, and prints. Terry is the cocreator of The Night Gardener, It Fell from the Sky, and Lizzy and the Cloud. Born in Illinois, he now lives in Toronto. Visit him online TheFanBrothers.com.
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Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
4 to 8
Grade:
p to 3
Editorial Review

 

Une belle collaboration, avec des illustrations qui vous tourmenteront autant qu’elles vous plairont. ~ Booklist

Un délice aux illustrations dignes de s’y attarder. ~ Publishers Weekly

 

It is a pleasing collaboration with art bound to both haunt and delight. ~ Booklist

A treat, with artwork worth lingering over. ~ Publishers Weekly