I haven't got my hands on this beautiful new book yet – but I soon will. Another master work by French graphic artist Blexbolex. Ballad follows the format of his previous books Seasons and People. Ballad traces a child's perception of his surroundings as he walks home from school in a story that continually evolves. 280 pages of vibrant illustration tell the tale over seven chapters. Looking forward to adding this to my collection and even more to read it to Oscar.