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Best Books of 2018 (NPR’s Book Concierge) ● Best Books of the Year (School Library Journal) ● Best Picture Books of 2018 that Celebrate the Family (Kirkus) ● 100 Best Books for Kids 2018 (New York Public Library) ● Best Picture Books of 2018 (Chicago Public Library) ● Best Children's Books of 2018: Ages 3-5 (Amazon) ● 2018 Goodreads Choice Best Picture Book Semi-Finalist ● Winner: Best Art-themed Picture Book of 2018 (Bookstagram Choice Awards/Instagram) ● 2018 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction, Recommended Title (National Council of Teachers of English/NCTE) ● Top Ten Art Books for Youth 2018 (Booklist) ● 2018 Picture Book of the Year (Southern CA Independent Booksellers Association/SCIBA) ● The Children’s Books that Defined 2018 (Romper) ● Society of Illustrators Original Art Exhibit Selection ● A Junior Library Guild Selection

A beautifully told and illustrated story about a grandson and grandfather struggling to communicate across divides of language, age, and culture.
— Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize winner for The Sympathizer
At once touching and thrilling.
— New York Times (Editors' Choice)
— Wall Street Journal
“[a] showstopper.
— Publisher's Weekly (starred review)
— Kirkus (starred review)
— Shelf Awareness (starred review)
[a] must have.
— Booklist (starred review)
[S]peaks profoundly to readers.
— BCCB (starred review)
Perfectly paced to express universal emotions.
— School Library Journal (starred review)

You can order Drawn Together at your local bookstore or at these on-line locations:


And here's a beautiful video that Dan made discussing his art process for the book:


Listen to Minh discuss Drawn Together with Audie Cornish on on NPR's All Things Considered: "Struggling For Words, A Boy And His Grandfather Are 'Drawn Together' At Last"