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Colorful, yet simple illustrations aside the beautiful lyrics to Imagine make this new picture book perfect as a read aloud or as a gift for a teacher or kid.— From Jill's 2017 Picks
Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one.
I hope some day you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Join one little pigeon as she sets out on a journey to spread a message of tolerance around the world. Featuring the lyrics of John Lennon’s iconic song and illustrations by the award-winning artist Jean Jullien, this poignant and timely picture book dares to imagine a world at peace. Imagine will be published in partnership with human rights organization Amnesty International.
About the Author
John Lennon was a founding member of The Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. In 1970, Lennon embarked on a solo career that produced worldwide hit songs such as “Give Peace a Chance” and “Imagine.” Visit johnlennon.com.
Jean Jullien is a French graphic artist based in London and Los Angeles. His practice ranges from illustration to photography, video, costumes, installations, books, posters, and clothing to create a coherent yet eclectic body of work. He has illustrated several books for children, including Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise by Sean Taylor, and is the creator of This Is Not a Book, named a Best Picture Book of 2016 by Publishers Weekly. Visit him online at jeanjullien.com.
"Adults will enjoy this creative take on a beloved song, and the book can easily blend with lessons about cooperation and sharing—and even age-appropriate lessons on global conflicts." —SLJ
"An inviting, relevant, and timely message of tolerance, inclusiveness, unity, and peace. Just imagine." —Kirkus
" For fans of Lennon’s song eager to introduce it to a new generation, Jullien’s panoply of boldly outlined, lovable birds offers an accessible entry point to ideas of peace, kindness, and justice." —Publishers Weekly