Let's Do Everything and Nothing
Let's Do Everything and Nothing is a lush and lyrical picture book from Julia Kuo celebrating special moments—big and small—shared with a child.
Will you climb a hill with me?
Dive into a lake with me?
Reach the starry sky with me,
and watch the clouds parade?
Love can feel as vast as a sky full of breathtaking clouds or as gentle as a sparkling, starlit night. It can scale the tallest mountains and reach the deepest depths of the sea.
Standing side by side with someone you love, the unimaginable can seem achievable.
But not every magical moment is extraordinary. Simply being together is the best journey of all.
Julia Kuo is a Taiwanese-American illustrator who has worked with The New York Times, Google, and Science Friday. Julia has taught illustration courses at Columbia College Chicago and at her alma mater, Washington University in St. Louis. She is the illustrator of Drawing Leaves and Trees: Observing and Sketching the Natural World, I Dream of Popo written by Livia Blackburne, Katrina Goldsaito's The Sound of Silence, Roni Schotter's Go, Little Green Truck!, Melissa Gilbert's Daisy and Josephine, 20 Ways to Draw a Dress, 20 Ways to Draw a Cat, and Everyone Eats.
This stirring ode to the love between parent and child is a must-have for all collections. --School Library Journal, starred review
[A] simple yet powerful salute to mothers and daughters and the time they spend together... This exquisite book would be a perfect gift to bring to a baby shower. --BookPage, starred review
This offering would make a wonderful gift book for expectant parents and may inspire young readers with new ideas for outdoor activities... A quiet book with a loud message about the everyday things that create constancy in a world of ephemeral pleasures. -- Kirkus Reviews
Kuo's distinctive digital illustrations, both delicate and bold, pop off the page... -- Publishers Weekly
Perfect for a Mother's Day display or storytime. -- Booklist
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