Tell Me a Tattoo Story

Author(s): Alison McGhee

Picture Books

A father tells his young son the story behind each of his tattoos. There's one from a favourite book his mother used to read him, one from something his father used to tell him, and one from the longest trip he ever took. And finally, there's a little heart with numbers inside--which might be the best tattoo of all.In this beautiful conversation between parent and child, some very special tattoos illustrate an ode to all that's indelible--ink and love.


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"A fresh, contemporary take on the bond between images, storytelling, and, yes, hipster dads."-Booklist

Alison McGhee is the New York Times bestselling author of Someday, Little Boy, Star Bright, Only a Witch Can Fly, and Making a Friend. Alison is also the award-winning author of the adult novels Was It Beautiful?: A Novel, Falling Boy, Rainlight, and the Today show book club selection, Shadow Baby. She lives in Minneapolis and Vermont, with frequent stops elsewhere in the world. Eliza Wheeler grew up in Northern Wisconsin and drew constantly. She got a degree in art and design at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2006, and moved to Los Angeles to begin creating children's books--her passion. She is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestseller Miss Maple's Seeds and the illustrator of several acclaimed books for young readers, including Holly Black's Newbery Honor-winning and New York Times bestselling novel Doll Bones.

General Fields

  • : 9781452119373
  • : Chronicle Books
  • : Chronicle Books
  • : March 2016
  • : 26.70 cmmm X 21.60 cmmm X 1.30 cmmm
  • : United States
  • : May 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alison McGhee
  • : Hardback
  • : Eliza Wheeler
  • : en
  • : 32
  • : full-colour illustrations throughout, jacketed