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Flo by Kyo Maclear is a picture book about a laid back panda and her very busy siblings. The panda family has a fully schedule, every day, every waking hour. Flo meanwhile, would prefer to dance, to sing, to experience nature, to make art.
This story takes place on a particular day when Flo has had enough of her family's schedule and procrastinates enough to miss the boat. Flo gets a day to do her thing and her siblings get to do their thing.
When at the end of the day, they run into trouble, Flo is able to come to rescue but in her own, special laidback way.
Fleck's use of simple shapes, pastel shades and of course the black and white of the panda characters creates whimsical world that fits Flo's way of thinking. Other examples of his work are available in this interview.