Dessert Island
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Dessert Island

$18.99

Height: 10.0" (25.4 cm)
Width: 10.0" (25.4 cm)
Depth: 0.5" (1.27 cm)
Features: Hardcover
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Ben Zhu's 
Dessert Island is an irresistible picture book about sharing and caring. 

Monkey is on a dessert island. It is made of frosting, berries, and other delicious things. Fox is on a desert island. It is made of dirt, rocks, and sand. But as time goes on, their fortunes change, and Monkey and Fox discover that no animal is an island. This wonderfully layered story has themes of consumption and conservation at its center, and wraps up with a sweet and satisfying ending.

Review

"Ben Zhu offers a charming and thoughtful debut about turning lemons into lemonade." --Dan Santat, Caldecott winning author of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

About the Author

Ben Zhu is an illustrator who, after working in the video game industry, founded Gallery Nucleus in 2004, an art gallery and bookshop devoted to illustration, animation, and narrative art with locations in Los Angeles and Portland. Born in Beijing, he moved to the US at age 7 and now lives in Southern California with his wife, daughter, and extremely old pet chow chow. Dessert Island is his first picture book.



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