ONE SUMMER UP NORTH event at Next Chapter Booksellers with John Owens

John Owens will join Next Chapter Booksellers for a meet and greet and signing of his book ONE SUMMER UP NORTH on Saturday, May 7.
When May 07, 2022
from 14:00 PM to 15:00 PM
Where Next Chapter Booksellers, 38 Snelling Ave S, St Paul, MN 55105
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A wordless picture-book journey through the Boundary Waters, canoeing and camping with a family as they encounter the northwoods wilderness in all its spectacular beautyJohn Owens will join Next Chapter Booksellers for a meet and greet and signing of his book One Summer Up North on Saturday, May 7 at 2:00 p.m. 

Come along to a place of wordless wonder: the wilderness of the Boundary Waters on the Minnesota-Canada border. Join a family of three as their journey unfolds, picture by picture, marking the changing light as the day passes, the stillness before the gathering storm, the shining waters everywhere, rushing here, quietly pooling there, beckoning us ever onward into nature’s infinite wildness one summer up north.

"The wordless text evokes the peaceful quiet of being outdoors, culminating in a particularly beautiful spread of a starry sky. A trip worth taking." —Kirkus Reviews

"Debut author Owens uses no words in these pages, and readers won’t miss them—digitally colored pencil illustrations, with their impressionistic touches of color, texture, and shape, exude a plainspoken eloquence. He adeptly portrays both big geographic expanses and wholly intimate moments of an affectionate family free from everyday distractions." —Publishers Weekly, starred review

"No words are needed in this charming picture book—just the reader’s imagination." —Star Tribune

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