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A Long Way Away

by (author) Frank Viva

Initial publish date
Apr 2013
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    Publish Date
    Apr 2013
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    Publish Date
    Apr 2013
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From Governor General’s Award finalist Frank Viva-comes a picture book that soars from the ocean to-outer space—or from space to sea—and back again

Ready . . . Steady . . . Down! Zoom away on an adventure that begins on a distant planet and plunges into the mysterious deep. Or begin your adventure underwater, then go zipping upward into the wondrous cosmos. This two-direction story follows an adorable alien who leaves his family to discover a new life in the ocean depths—or a sea creature who leaves his cozy ocean home to find his new family in outer space, depending on which way the pages are turned. Gorgeous,-innovative and utterly original, A Long Way Away will soar for a long,-long time.

About the author

FRANK VIVA is managing director and founding partner of Viva & CO., an independent branding and design agency that has created award-winning work for companies such as Le Creuset, MoMA, and Butterfield & Robinson. He is a frequent cover artist for

The New Yorker

magazine and his first book,

Along a Long Road

, was a bestseller and a

New York Times

10 Best Illustrated Children’s Book selection. His fourth book,

Young Frank, Architect

, was the first picture book ever created for The Museum of Modern Art’s publications department and was translated into seven languages. He lives in Toronto with his family.

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