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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 organisation Amnesty International.
About the Illustrator
Jean Jullien is a French graphic designer currently living in London. He comes from Nantes and did a graphic design degree in Quimper before coming to London. He graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2008 and from the Royal College of Art in 2010. His practice ranges from Illustration to photography, video, costumes, installations, books, posters and clothing to create a coherent yet eclectic body of work.
Children's Book of the Week: 'lovely to read to your child during these troubled times.'
* The Sun * '[the] message is as relevant to society today as it was when it was released' * Design Boom * 'A lovely picture book' * Angels & Urchins * "effective and very poignant" * The Bookseller * 'The artist's boldly outlined images...have a simple, heartfelt poignancy that make this beautiful book the perfect starting point for introducing Lennon's message of tolerance, understanding, inclusiveness, unity and peace to today's children. It's certainly as relevant as when it was written over 45 years ago: indeed, we desperately need it now even more than ever.' * Red Reading Hub * "An inviting, relevant, and timely message of tolerance, inclusiveness, unity, and peace. Just imagine." * Kirkus Reviews * "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." * Publisher's Weekly *
ISBN: 9781786031853 ISBN-10: 178603185X Audience:
For Ages: 2+ years old Format:
Number Of Pages: 32 Published: 24th April 2018 Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 24.0
Weight (kg): 0.19
About the Author
Jean Jullien is a French graphic artist currently living in London. He comes from Nantes and did a graphic design degree in Quimper before coming to London. He graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2008 and from the Royal College of Art in 2010. He works closely with the musician The Coward. 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 worked for the New York Times, the New Yorker, The Guardian, Beams, RCA records, the Connaught, Colette, SZ magazin, National Geographic, Le Grand Palais, Le Centre Pompidou, Amnesty International, Esquire, Le Coq Sportif, Le Bon Marché, Hermès, Mr Porter, Champion USA, Salomon, Petit Bateau, Vogue, and more.
He has shown work all around the world, from Paris to London, Los Angeles, New York, Berlin, Tokyo, Seoul, Bangkok and other places.
He’s published numerous children books with Phaidon, Walker Books and Comme des Géants. He has also published a monography and series of books gathering his humorous visual puns.
In 2011, he founded Jullien Brothers, a duo specialised in moving image: jullienbrothers.com
In 2012, he created News of the Times with Yann Le Bec and Gwendal Le Bec
In 2016, he created the brand Nounou with Jae Huh, a label producing a wide range of things, from clothing to dolls and rugs.