Sound of Snow Falling

great horned owl in a tree hooting, Maggie Umber Sound of Snow Falling


Sound of Snow Falling is a graphic novel done in a poetic documentary mode. In this unique work, the reader becomes a voyeur of the natural world, following a great horned owl family through the dead of winter. Extensively researched and expressively painted, Sound of Snow Falling is a triumph of the comics form. $22.95 | 104 pages | 6.8 × 8.5 inches | full color offset | flexibound

BEST AMERICAN COMICS 2018 Notable title




Mesmerizing... As in nature, the more you look, the more you see. — Julie Zickefoose, author & illustrator of Baby Birds: An Artist Looks Into the Nest, The Bluebird Effect: Uncommon Bonds with Common Birds, and Letters from Eden: A Year at Home, In the Woods

Umber beautifully uses comic form to take the reader through intimate movements in nature. — Aidan Koch

Umber has captured a small reflection of the natural divine. — Tiny Pages Made of Ashes

Umber's thrillingly inventive approach to cartooning constitutes an act of real empathy with the earth, an attempt to embrace the alterity and sovereignty of the sentient life that surrounds us. — The Globe and Mail

Est-ce que tu as cherché à figurer la vision animale? — Les cahiers du bruit