SALES HANDLE: From the award-winning author of Wave! Suzy Lee's unique brand of charming, imaginative, and conceptual art brings a world of dark and light to life. KEY SELLING POINTS: HOW WILL THIS TITLE BE DISTINCTIVE: *Playful, evocative illustrations will appeal to parents and the design minded. *Accessible enough for even very young children; sophisticated enough for adults. NOTABLE AUTHORS OR CONTRIBUTORS TO PROJECT: ACCOLADES FOR WAVE: --Society of Illustrators Original Art 2008, Gold Medal --NY Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, 2008 --Publishers Weekly starred review --Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2008 --School Library Journal starred review --School Library Journal Best Books of 2008 --Kirkus Reviews starred review --Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2008 --ABA Indies Choice Book Award Nominee --2009 Indies Choice Book Award Winner --Bookstores Association of Madrid--First Prize RELEVANT SALES COMPARISONS OR SALES INFO: * Wave has sold nearly 50,000 copies to date.
Suzy Lee is a picture book artist, born in Seoul, Korea. She received her BFA in Painting from Seoul National University and her MA in Book Arts from Camberwell College of Arts, London. Her books have been published and exhibited worldwide. She wrote and illustrated The Black Bird (Chondungbooks, Korea/ Lirabelle, France), The Zoo (BIR, Korea/ Kane Miller, U.S.A.), Mirror (Corraini, Italy), La Revanche des Lapins (La Joie de Lire, Switzerland) and Alice in Wonderland (Corraini, Italy). Suzy Lee is currently living and working in Singapore, and her website is www.suzyleebooks.com.