by John Lennon and Jean Jullien

Featuring the lyrics of John Lennon’s iconic, beloved song and illustrations by award-winning artist Jean Jullien, this poignant and timely picture book dares to imagine a world at peace. Imagine is being published in partnership with Amnesty International.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9781328808653
  • ISBN-10: 1328808653
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 09/21/2017
  • Carton Quantity: 34

About the book

Imagine all the people living life in peace. 

You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. 

I hope some day you'll join us, and the world will be as one.


Join one little pigeon as she sets out on a journey to spread a message of tolerance around the world. Featuring the lyrics of John Lennon’s iconic song and illustrations by the award-winning artist Jean Jullien, this poignant and timely picture book dares to imagine a world at peace. Imagine will be published in partnership with human rights organization Amnesty International.

About the author
John Lennon

John Lennon was a founding member of The Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. In 1970, Lennon embarked on a solo career that produced worldwide hit songs such as "Give Peace a Chance" and "Imagine." Visit

Jean Jullien

Jean Jullien is a French graphic artist based in London and Los Angeles. His practice ranges from illustration to photography, video, costumes, installations, books, posters, and clothing to create a coherent yet eclectic body of work. He has illustrated several books for children, including Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise by Sean Taylor, and is the creator of This Is Not a Book, named a Best Picture Book of 2016 by Publishers Weekly. Visit him online at


"Adults will enjoy this creative take on a beloved song, and the book can easily blend with lessons about cooperation and sharing—and even age-appropriate lessons on global conflicts." —SLJ 


"An inviting, relevant, and timely message of tolerance, inclusiveness, unity, and peace. Just imagine." —Kirkus 


" For fans of Lennon’s song eager to introduce it to a new generation, Jullien’s panoply of boldly outlined, lovable birds offers an accessible entry point to ideas of peace, kindness, and justice." —Publishers Weekly