Peter S s is the internationally renowned author and/or illustrator of many books for children. He received Caldecott Honors for Starry Messenger, Tibet Through the Red Box, and Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain. He is the recipient of the 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration and the 2015 Society of Illustrators Lifetime Achievement Award, and has also been awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. He has lived in and around New York City since 1984.
"An original. . .S s celebrates the life, ideas, and genius of Galileo in a picture book that achieves a brilliance of its own." --Starred, Booklist
"Original and exquisite. . .S s manages to tell the relatively complicated story of Galileo in such a simple, straightforward way, accompanied by some of the most gorgeous illustrations imaginable." --The New York Times Book Review