Imagination knows no bounds in the captivating Journey Trilogy by Aaron Becker. This magnificent series, comprised of Journey, Quest, and Return, takes readers on a visual and emotional voyage filled with breathtaking illustrations, rich storytelling, and boundless possibilities. With each turn of the page, Becker weaves a tale that transcends language, inspiring readers of all ages to dream, explore, and discover the power of creativity. Get the three beautiful books in our fantastic Journey Trilogy book set now. These picture books have no words so are ideal for younger children aged 0-5 who are still learning to read. These stories will unlock the imaginations of all ages!
Titles in this set:
The series begins with Journey, a wordless picture book that invites readers to join a young girl on an extraordinary adventure. Frustrated by the confines of her everyday life, the girl discovers a magical red crayon that opens a portal to a whimsical world. Through her drawings, she creates a fantastical landscape filled with breathtaking vistas, hidden doors, and awe-inspiring creatures. As she navigates this enchanting realm, the girl encounters challenges, tests her bravery, and ultimately learns the value of friendship and resilience. Becker's intricate and evocative illustrations capture the wonder and excitement of exploration, igniting readers' imaginations and taking them on a journey they will never forget.
In the second instalment, Quest, Becker delves deeper into the girl's world, delving into new realms and expanding the boundaries of imagination. Accompanied by her loyal companion, a purple bird, the girl embarks on a mission to rescue a magical friend who has been captured. Together, they navigate treacherous landscapes, encounter mysterious allies, and unravel secrets that shape their destinies. Quest delves into themes of courage, determination, and the transformative power of self-discovery. Becker's artwork continues to mesmerise, capturing the essence of adventure and instilling a sense of wonder in readers' hearts.
The trilogy reaches its breathtaking conclusion with Return, a tale that masterfully weaves together the threads of the previous books, bringing the girl's journey full circle. In Return, the girl finds herself in a world oppressed by darkness and despair. Armed with the knowledge and experiences gained from her previous adventures, she must summon her strength and harness the power of imagination to restore light and hope to the land. Becker's skilful storytelling and breathtaking illustrations create an emotional and visually stunning conclusion that resonates with readers, reminding them of the transformative power of imagination and the importance of finding their own inner light.
Throughout the Journey Trilogy, Aaron Becker showcases his extraordinary talent for visual storytelling. The absence of words allows readers to interpret and connect with the narrative in their own unique way, fostering a sense of ownership and personal exploration. The vibrant illustrations, rendered with meticulous detail and vibrant colours, transport readers to magical worlds brimming with beauty and intrigue. Each page is a work of art, inviting readers to linger and uncover hidden details that enhance the immersive experience.
Beyond the visual spectacle, the Journey Trilogy also celebrates the universal themes of resilience, friendship, and the boundless potential of imagination. Through the girl's journey, readers are reminded that they too possess the power to shape their own narratives and overcome obstacles with creativity and determination. The absence of words in the books also encourages readers to interpret and construct their own stories, fostering critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills.
The Journey Trilogy by Aaron Becker is a literary and artistic triumph, captivating readers with its spellbinding illustrations and evocative storytelling. It transcends age and language, offering a timeless experience that ignites the imagination and speaks to the innate sense of wonder within us all. Whether young or old, readers will be enchanted by the limitless possibilities that unfold within these pages. This trilogy is a true masterpiece that reminds us of the transformative power of a single moment, a single decision, and a single journey. Don’t forget to check out our full range of kids’ books. Whether you’re shopping for your little one or for a gift for a family member, we’ve got something for all budgets at Books2Door.
From the publishers:
Be swept away on an elaborate flight of fancy in this Caldecott award-winning, wondrously illustrated picture book about self-determination and unexpected friendship. The winner of the prestigious Caldecott Honor, and described by the New York Times as 'a masterwork', Aaron Becker's stunning, wordless picture book debut about self-determination and unexpected friendship follows a little girl who draws a magic door on her bedroom wall. Through it she escapes into a world where wonder, adventure and danger abound. Red marker pen in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon and a flying carpet which carry her on a spectacular journey ... who knows where? When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also guide her home and to happiness? In this exquisitely illustrated book, an ordinary child is launched on an extraordinary, magical journey towards her greatest and most rewarding adventure of all
Aaron Becker, creator of the stunning Journey, presents the next chapter in his luminous wordless fantasy. A follow-up to Aaron Becker's Caldecott Honor picture book debut, Journey, this is another visually stunning, wordless adventure story featuring two friends and their magical markers. In the city park, the pair are startled by the sudden appearance of a king, who thrusts into their hands a map and some strange objects. But before he can explain, the king is captured by enemy forces and whisked back into his enchanted world. Just like that, the girl and boy are caught up in a wild dash to rescue the mysterious monarch. They embark on a quest to unlock the puzzle of the map and, they hope, save the king and his people from darkness... Taking readers further into the realms of the imagination and beyond, Journey lovers and new fans alike will be thrilled to be swept into this captivating, luminous story
The eagerly-anticipated finale of Aaron Becker’s wordless trilogy – a spectacular, suspenseful and moving story that brings its adventurer home. Aaron Becker, the creator of the award-winning Journey and its stunning, celebrated sequel, Quest, presents the final chapter in his luminous, wordless fantasy. Failing to get the attention of her busy father, a lonely girl turns back to a fantastic world for friendship and adventure. It’s her third journey into the enticing realm of kings and emperors, castles and canals, exotic creatures and enchanting landscapes. But this time, it will take something truly powerful to persuade her to return home, as a gripping backstory is revealed that will hold readers in its thrall.
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