A Friend for Henry: (books about Making Friends, Children's Friendship Books, Autism Awareness Books for Kids)

By Mika Song and Jenn Bailey


Product Details

Price: $16.98  $15.62
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Published Date: February 26, 2019
Pages: 36
Dimensions: 8.3 X 0.5 X 10.1 inches | 0.8 pounds
ISBN: 9781452167916
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About the Author

Jenn Bailey is an author, editor, documentarian, blue-ribbon pie baker, and eager traveler. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri. This is her first picture book. Mika Song is a children's writer and illustrator. She grew up in Manila, Philippines, and Honolulu, Hawaii, before moving to New York, where she worked as an animator prior to making children's books. She lives in New York City.


"Whether on the spectrum or not, friends don't have to share everything, just enough, and this book sweetly provides." --Kirkus Reviews
"With sensitivity and thoughtfulness, Bailey explores Henry's literal-minded, analytical personality. her portrayal of what autism might feel like from the inside rings true." --Publishers Weekly
"A simple, upbeat story that might inspire readers to seek out friendship." --School Library Journal
"As diagnosed children on the autistic spectrum increase, so does the need for informative and positive presentations such as this." --Booklist
"This is a picture book that gently and deftly captures what it's like for an autistic child to make friends in a new classroom. It's a book that listens to them." - Kirkus Reviews