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Happy Book Birthday to VESSEL OF PROMISES by Caldecott Medalist Ed Young!

Ed Young, Caldecott Medalist and longtime client of McIntosh & Otis, celebrates the release of his newest picture book today. Written by Stephen Cowan, VESSEL OF PROMISES published today with Philomel/Penguin. Cowan and Young have collaborated before (The Weather’s Bet) to rave reviews.

From Caldecott Medalist Ed Young comes a charming, accordion-style picture book about the life of a library.
Rendered in gorgeous mixed-media collage, and in a striking, accordion-style format, Caldecott Medalist Ed Young’s Vessel of Promises outlines the life of a library and the impact that books and reading can have on people throughout the world. Sure to appeal to kids and adults alike! Watch the gorgeous book trailer for VESSEL OF PROMISES here.



“Readers will grasp the idea that books contain promises of enlightenment and knowledge that must be preserved.” –Publishers Weekly


Get your copy of this beautiful story from these retailers: Penguin Random House, Barnes and Noble, Amazon, or your local indie!

Visit Ed’s newly redone website for more information on his history, art, and books.