Aaron Becker's Wordless Trilogy


Author: Aaron Becker


Illustrator: Aaron Becker



BECKER, Aaron. Return. [Somerville, MA]: Candlewick Press [2016]. Oblong 4to, [40]pp. Navy boards with spine stamped in gold and front pictorially stamped in blind. Pictorial endpapers; color illustrations on every page. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the author/artist, Caldecott Honor artist Aaron Becker, with his signature stamp.

First edition. The third and final book in Aaron Becker’s Wordless Trilogy that began in the Caldecott Honor book Journey. 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. 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.