Ann Patchett (Author) Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator)

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$18.98  $17.46
Publish Date
May 07, 2019
10.3 X 0.4 X 10.2 inches | 0.9 pounds
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About the Author

strong >ANN PATCHETT is the author of seven novels, The Patron Saint of Liars, Taft, The Magician's Assistant, Bel Canto, Run, State of Wonder, and Commonwealth. She was the editor of Best American Short Stories, 2006, and has written three books of nonfiction, Truth & Beauty, about her friendship with the writer, Lucy Grealy, What now? an expansion of her graduation address at Sarah Lawrence College, and, most recently, This is the Story of a Happy Marriage, a collection of essays.

Robin Preiss Glasser is the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series, written by Jane O'Connor; America: A Patriotic Primer, A Is for Abigail, and Our Fifty States by Lynne Cheney; and Tea for Ruby by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York. She lives in Southern California with her family.


"A good story about cooperation--and the democratic process."--Kirkus Reviews
"Patchett's first children's book is pleasantly old-fashioned, with some modern touches..."--Kirkus Reviews
"[Glasser's] art amiably captures the daily milieu of farm life, from piglets cheerfully rolling in the muck to farmers chucking hay bales to Nicolette's daydreaming under dappled leaves and swaying branches."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"[Patchett's] gentle humor [respects] the whimsy of childhood."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Award-winning adult author Patchett makes her picture-book
debut with this feel-good story, stuffed with tips on how to solve a problem and execute a plan."--Booklist
"And what a slide it is! It's a stunning success..."--Booklist
"A fun way to introduce the concepts of campaigning and voting to young readers."--School Library Journal