A gloriously illustrated celebration of individualism from an award-winning author.
Wesley's an outcast from the civilization around him - he's not into pizza or football or haircuts. But during the summer holidays, he has a brilliant idea: he'll found a civilization of his own - in the back garden! From this seed a whole world grows and blooms - the extraordinary, imaginative world of Weslandia! Wesley creates his own food, clothing, shelter, games, language even, and gradually wins over the other children.
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Paul Fleischman won a Newbery Medal for Joyful Noise and a Newbery Honor for Graven Images . He is also the author of young adult novels including Whirligig and The Mind's Eye , and middle-grade novels including Bull Run and Seedfolks . He lives with his wife in northern CaliforniMore about Paul Fleischman
Kevin Hawkes is the illustrator of many award-winning books for children, including Weslandia and City Circus, both written by Paul Fleischman, and Me, All Alone at the End of the World, written by M. T. Anderson. He lives with his wife and children in Southern Maine, in the USA.More about Kevin Hawkes