This Way, Charlie

Caron Levis (Author) Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
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Description

From the award-winning team behind Ida, Always comes a story about a friendship that grows between a blind horse and a gruff goat

All the animals at the Open Bud Ranch can see that Jack likes keeping his space to himself. But when Charlie arrives, he doesn't see Jack at all. He's still getting used to seeing out of only one of his eyes.
The two get off to a bumpy start. At first, Jack is anxious and distrustful. But one day, he summons his courage and guides Charlie to his favorite sunlit field: this way, Charlie. And so begins a powerful friendship that will be tested by life's storms--but will ultimately change each life for the better.

Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Harry N. Abrams
Publish Date
April 21, 2020
Pages
40
Dimensions
11.3 X 10.3 X 0.4 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781419742064

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About the Author

Caron Levis has an LMSW from Hunter College and an MFA in creative writing for children and young adults from The New School, where she now teaches and advises. She is the author of a number of picture books, including Ida, Always; Stop That Yawn!; and Mama's Work Shoes. Charles Santoso has illustrated several picture books, including I Don't Like Koala and The Snurtch by Sean Ferrell; Ida, Always by Caron Levis; and the Peanut Butter & books by Joe McGee. He lives and works in Singapore.

Reviews

**STARRED REVIEW**
"This picture book has much to offer for young readers about life's challenges and how we handle them. Levis (Ida, Always) excels at crafting emotional, but never saccharine, tales of friendship. Strongly recommend."-- "School Library Journal"
"The wellcrafted, quiet text focuses on the two animals and tells their story in a simple, childlike manner. With rounded forms, soft edges, and layered colors, the illustrations create the characters and their varied moods expressively. " -- "Booklist"
"This gentle story's positive messages about patience, kindness, and friendship are reinforced in soft illustrations that resemble impressionistic watercolors. . . Memorable and moving." -- "Kirkus"