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Journey (picture book)

Journey is a children's wordless picture book written and illustrated by Aaron Becker. The book was published in 2013 by Candlewick Press.[1] It was selected as a Caldecott Honor Book in 2014.

AuthorAaron Becker
Genrewordless picture book
PublisherCandlewick Press

Through pictures alone, the book tells the story of a lonely girl who uses a red crayon to escape from a mundane world into a magical adventure.

Journey is the first of a trilogy. The other books are Quest (2014) and Return (2016).

Reception and awardsEdit

The book was well reviewed, receiving a starred review from Kirkus Reviews[2] and Publishers Weekly.[3]


  1. ^ Journey at WorldCat
  2. ^ JOURNEY by Aaron Becker. Kirkus Reviews. May 8, 2019. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
  3. ^ "Journey". Retrieved August 26, 2019.

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