Pool (Hardcover)

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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A NPR.org Best Book of the Year
Gold Medal Winner - Society of Illustrators' Original Art Show, 2015


What happens when two shy children meet at a very crowded pool? Dive in to find out! Deceptively simple, this masterful book tells a story of quiet moments and surprising encounters, and reminds us that friendship and imagination have no bounds.

About the Author


JiHyeon Lee was born in South Korea, where she earned degrees in art, design, and illustration, and where she still lives today. Pool is her first book.

Praise For…


"That arresting cover delivers on its promises. Beauty, whimsy, stillness, imagination."--This Picture Book Life

"That arresting cover delivers on its promises. Beauty, whimsy, stillness, imagination."--This Picture Book Life

"That arresting cover delivers on its promises. Beauty, whimsy, stillness, imagination."--This Picture Book Life

"The wide range of facial expressions on humans and fish alike encourage re-reading."-School Library Connection

"The wide range of facial expressions on humans and fish alike encourage re-reading."-School Library Connection

"The wide range of facial expressions on humans and fish alike encourage re-reading."-School Library Connection

"Makes you think, works on many different levels, and does it all without a single word, plunge right into Pool ."--Nerdy Book Club

"Makes you think, works on many different levels, and does it all without a single word, plunge right into Pool ."--Nerdy Book Club

"Makes you think, works on many different levels, and does it all without a single word, plunge right into Pool ."--Nerdy Book Club

"Expect something more exciting than a swim lesson."--The Horn Book Magazine

"Expect something more exciting than a swim lesson."--The Horn Book Magazine

"Expect something more exciting than a swim lesson."--The Horn Book Magazine

"An enchanting story of wonder and friendship. Dive right in."--BookPage

"An enchanting story of wonder and friendship. Dive right in."--BookPage

"An enchanting story of wonder and friendship. Dive right in."--BookPage

"This wordless book has details that urge storytelling and repeat examinations."--Raleigh News and Observier

"This wordless book has details that urge storytelling and repeat examinations."--Raleigh News and Observier

"This wordless book has details that urge storytelling and repeat examinations."--Raleigh News and Observier

"Combines imaginative power and emotional restraint... An auspicious and memorable debut."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Combines imaginative power and emotional restraint... An auspicious and memorable debut."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Combines imaginative power and emotional restraint... An auspicious and memorable debut."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Opens the reader to miracles that can be uncovered in ordinary situations."--The New York Times

"Opens the reader to miracles that can be uncovered in ordinary situations."--The New York Times

"Opens the reader to miracles that can be uncovered in ordinary situations."--The New York Times

"Will stay with you even after you close the book and resurface."--The Boston Globe

"Will stay with you even after you close the book and resurface."--The Boston Globe

"Will stay with you even after you close the book and resurface."--The Boston Globe

"A wordless masterpiece of space, scale, and silence... wonderful beyond words from cover to cover."--Brain Pickings

"A wordless masterpiece of space, scale, and silence... wonderful beyond words from cover to cover."--Brain Pickings

"A wordless masterpiece of space, scale, and silence... wonderful beyond words from cover to cover."--Brain Pickings

"So many sweet little surprises in this story!"-- Design Mom

"So many sweet little surprises in this story!"-- Design Mom

"So many sweet little surprises in this story!"-- Design Mom

"A wonderful addition to any library, home or classroom."--Montreal Gazette

"A wonderful addition to any library, home or classroom."--Montreal Gazette

"A wonderful addition to any library, home or classroom."--Montreal Gazette

http://smithsonianapa.org/bookdragon/pool-by-jihyeon-lee/Wherever you are, whatever your background, that first open page will surely be beckoning you to dive right in.

http://smithsonianapa.org/bookdragon/pool-by-jihyeon-lee/Wherever you are, whatever your background, that first open page will surely be beckoning you to dive right in.

http://smithsonianapa.org/bookdragon/pool-by-jihyeon-lee/Wherever you are, whatever your background, that first open page will surely be beckoning you to dive right in.

"A quiet tribute to the beauty of hidden depths."--The Wall Street Journal

"A quiet tribute to the beauty of hidden depths."--The Wall Street Journal

"A quiet tribute to the beauty of hidden depths."--The Wall Street Journal

"Diving into the unknown can be an exhilarating and magical experience"--T: The New York Times Style Magazine

"Diving into the unknown can be an exhilarating and magical experience"--T: The New York Times Style Magazine

"Diving into the unknown can be an exhilarating and magical experience"--T: The New York Times Style Magazine

"A masterful wordless book that celebrates quiet moments and new friendship."--Creator's Syndicate

"A masterful wordless book that celebrates quiet moments and new friendship."--Creator's Syndicate

"A masterful wordless book that celebrates quiet moments and new friendship."--Creator's Syndicate

"Perfect for preschoolers (and anyone with an imagination!)."--Good Housekeeping

"Perfect for preschoolers (and anyone with an imagination!)."--Good Housekeeping

"Perfect for preschoolers (and anyone with an imagination!)."--Good Housekeeping

"This wordless book has details that urge storytelling and repeat examinations." - Fort Worth Star-Telegram Best Books of 2015

"This wordless book has details that urge storytelling and repeat examinations." - Fort Worth Star-Telegram Best Books of 2015

"This wordless book has details that urge storytelling and repeat examinations." - Fort Worth Star-Telegram Best Books of 2015

"A wondrous, wordless tale of a girl and boy and the magical world they discover once they brave the depths of a pool."- New York Times Notable Book of The Year

"A wondrous, wordless tale of a girl and boy and the magical world they discover once they brave the depths of a pool."- New York Times Notable Book of The Year

"A wondrous, wordless tale of a girl and boy and the magical world they discover once they brave the depths of a pool."- New York Times Notable Book of The Year

"Brilliant. Lee's debut picture book is a swan dive."--School Library Journal, starred review

"Brilliant. Lee's debut picture book is a swan dive."--School Library Journal, starred review

"Brilliant. Lee's debut picture book is a swan dive."--School Library Journal, starred review

"The message is wordless but clear: don't stay safely on the surface but dive deep to find friendship and wonder.. a delight."--Kirkus Reviews

"The message is wordless but clear: don't stay safely on the surface but dive deep to find friendship and wonder.. a delight."--Kirkus Reviews

"The message is wordless but clear: don't stay safely on the surface but dive deep to find friendship and wonder.. a delight."--Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9781452142944
ISBN-10: 1452142947
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: May 5th, 2015
Pages: 56
Language: English