Amanda Gorman, presidential inaugural poet and #1 New York Instances bestselling writer will companion with Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor winner Christian Robinson to ship a surprising new youngsters’s image ebook, SOMETHING, SOMEDAY (Viking Youngsters’s Books).
Scheduled for publication September 26, 2023 with Viking Youngsters’s Books, an imprint of Penguin Younger Readers, SOMETHING, SOMEDAY pairs Gorman’s inspiring textual content with Robinson’s iconic artwork to ship a timeless message of hope.
Generally the world feels damaged. And issues appear too massive to repair. However by some means, all of us have the ability to make a distinction. With a bit of religion, and perhaps the assistance of a good friend, collectively we are able to discover magnificence and create change.
“I wrote SOMETHING, SOMEDAY to indicate that although it is perhaps troublesome, once we work collectively, even the smallest acts of kindness can result in the most important constructive change,” stated Amanda Gorman. “I’ve lengthy admired Christian’s artwork and having the chance to collaborate with him has been a dream come true. I hope that readers discover pleasure and inspiration in SOMETHING, SOMEDAY and I can’t anticipate it to be out on this planet.”
Tamar Brazis, Vice President and Writer, Viking Youngsters’s Books, added, “Amanda’s intimate textual content and Christian’s considerate illustrations exhibit how younger readers could make a long-lasting impression of their communities with even the smallest gesture. The collaboration between these two modern creators is a real publishing occasion.”
Amanda Gorman is the youngest presidential inaugural poet in US historical past. She is the #1 New York Instances bestselling writer of THE HILL WE CLIMB, CALL US WHAT WE CARRY, and the youngsters’s image ebook CHANGE SINGS, illustrated by Loren Lengthy. Amanda is a dedicated advocate for the surroundings, racial equality, and gender justice. In a groundbreaking collaboration with the Estée Lauder Firms as a International Changemaker, she established the “Writing Change” initiative to help grassroots organizations devoted to advancing literacy as a pathway to social change. She graduated cum laude from Harvard College and now lives in her hometown of Los Angeles. Please go to her at TheAmandaGorman.com or on Instagram @AmandaSCGorman.
Christian Robinson acquired a Caldecott Honor and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award for his artwork in LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET, written by Matt de la Peña. He’s the writer and illustrator of the image books ANOTHER and YOU MATTER, and he has illustrated many extra, together with NINA: A STORY OF NINA SIMONE by Traci N. Todd and THE BENCH by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex. He lives in Oakland. Please go to him at TheArtOfFun.com or on Instagram @TheArtOfFun.
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