Esphyr Slobodkina

Honoring the Life and Art of a Pioneer of American Abstraction

Behind the Dark Window Shade

written and illustrated by Esphyr Slobodkina

Published in 1958 by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard

SYNOPSIS:  In their city apartment, Judy and Jim try guess what is happening behind their neighbor’s dark window shade. Luckily, just when they run out of guesses, the window shade flies up.

About the Illustrations: Abstract design using collage technique, crayon, watercolor and recycled materials.

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