The Buddy Bench

Patty Brozo (Author) Mike Deas (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
Tilbury House Publishers
Publish Date
August 06, 2019
Pages
36
Dimensions
9.3 X 0.4 X 10.1 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780884486978
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About the Author

PATTY BROZO (Green Valley, AZ and Traverse City, MI) has been writing stories for and about children since taking creative writing classes in college. She is the author of Miss Pinkeltink's Purse and The Buddy Bench.

Mike Deas is an author/illustrator of many graphic novels, including The SueΓ±o Bay Adventures, Dalen and Gole and the Graphic Guide Adventures series. While he grew up with a love of illustrative storytelling, Capilano College's Commercial Animation Program helped Mike fine-tune his drawing skills and imagination. Mike and his family live on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.

Reviews

A story inspired by a real-life effort to achieve social inclusion. The generosity on display is heartening. Inviting.-- (05/08/2019)
A fantastic story that fosters empathy, understanding, friendship and inclusivity.-- (09/17/2019)

it was amazing

This Tilbury House Treasure is my 2019, to be released in August, favorite book of the year so far. The Buddy Bench by Patty Brozo and illus. by Mike Deas is a gem. Written in a beautiful lyrical voice, with perfectly complimenting illustrations, this pairing shares a story of inclusion. There are children left out, who just want to be heard, but are too shy or different or scared to ask. They all come together, their differences aside, to do a citizen project that benefits all. Kid tested and approved, today's library group of kids asked about making their own buddy benches at their school! A picture book to be read aloud again and again and will be one I purchase for my own personal book collection!

-- (05/10/2019)