Friday, October 15, 4 pm
Book Signing - reserve your copy now. We are hosting 9 events with Dan Yaccarino over 3 days (10/14-16) and there is a chance we will sell out. Students that joined Dan in one of our school events are welcome to come to the shop to meet him one-on-one or pick up a book if they didn't through our school order forms.
From New York Times Best Illustrated award winner Dan Yaccarino comes a heartwarming family story that will resonate for children who've experienced the Covid-19 quarantine -- or other kinds of loss -- featuring a dad and three children who rebuild their fraying bonds after being confined to their home together.
Booklist ★ Kirkus ★ Publishers Weekly ★ School Library Journal
★"At once timely and timeless... This book will stay with readers long after the last page is turned." -- School Library Journal, STARRED
★ A new classic. -- Booklist, STARRED
★An emotionally nuanced, authentic picture book that simultaneously hints at and avoids mention of recent events. Conveying instantly recognizable sadness and stresses, it clearly shows how connection and resilience can prevail in the face of any storm." -- Publishers Weekly, STARRED
★Splendid.. The story feels emotionally true to the process of going through any profound crisis....Resonant and reassuring." -- Kirkus Reviews, STARRED
"Masterful....encompasses so many themes and is so well-written that sharing it with readers is highly recommended. A story to ponder and illustrations to consider again and again... thoroughly satisfying ... on all levels." -- School Library Connections
Wow - what a beautiful book! I loved it and added it to my post on pandemic-related books. I'm already a big D.Y. fan, and he really did a great job on this one." -- Travis Jonker, 100 Scope Notes, School Library Journal
Yaccarino's masterful illustration skills take center stage in this metaphorical picture book about loss and trauma.....could be read aloud to stimulate discussion about the normal process of navigating human relations. -- Youth Services Book Review