Christopher Silas Neal
Christopher Silas Neal is an award-winning author and illustrator of picture books and a regular contributor to The New York Times and The New Yorker. His first book with Kate Messner, “Over and Under the Snow,” was praised for its “stunning retro-style illustrations” (New York Times), was a 2011 New York Times Editor’s Choice and an E.B. White Honoree in 2012. Christopher’s author debut, “Everyone,” was praised by Publisher’s Weekly as “simple, honest, lyrical.” His latest book, “Over and Under the Pond,” will be available in Spring 2017. He lives and works in Brooklyn, N.Y.
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In this gorgeous companion to the acclaimed Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal bring to life a secret underwater world. In this book, readers will discover the plants and animals that make up the rich, interconnected ecosystem of a mountain pond. Over the pond, the water is a mirror, reflecting the sky. But under the pond is a hidden world of minnows darting, beavers diving, tadpoles growing. These and many other secrets are waiting to be discovered...over and under the pond.