I read a lot of picture books. Stacks of them. It's one of the lovely parts of my job. But every once in a while, there will be a book that gets inside my head. I'll find myself pulling it back out of that big stack of books that's going back to the library, not taking it back quite yet. Thinking about it during the day. Going back to look at that one page. Or to read it one more time.
Teacup is that book. Rebecca Young's spare, evocative text and Matt Ottley's beautiful art are perfect partners. A book for anyone who has, like the boy in the book, ever had to leave his home and find another.