Product Details

$18.99  $17.66
Clarion Books
Publish Date
11.4 X 9.3 X 0.4 inches | 1.0 pounds

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Andrea Tsurumi is an illustrator and cartoonist born and raised in New York, with a passion for history, an English BA from Harvard, an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, and clients like the New York Times, the Boston Globe, Penguin, Ballantine, and Bloomsbury. Accident! is her picture book debut.


Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2017

★ "In her first picture book, cartoonist Tsurumi offers an ingenious and utterly hilarious take on this important moral issue." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

" Tsurumi comically gets to the heart of how children frantically worry about mistakes, and poring over the riotous illustrations is pure joy. This will delight again and again." --Booklist, starred review

★ "Tsurumi's hilarious dialogue and story is matched only by her drawings. Her world-building ability evokes the style of Richard Scarry; there's something going on in every inch of the page . . . A standout hit--make no mistake about it." -School Library Journal, starred review

". . . Children will have great fun poring over and savoring the escapades, some of which are depicted small. Besides honing visual-literacy skills, this is a neat vehicle for developing vocabulary, as pertinent themed words ("FIASCO!"; "MAYHEM!") are wittily incorporated into the comical illustrations as sound effects or speech-balloon dialogue." --Kirkus

This useful message is simply and effectively conveyed through the minimal text, but it's the detailed, humorous illustrations that will fascinate and engage readers and viewers... Use this to offer perspective to kids who tend to catastrophize their own and others' mistakes or as fodder for discussions about problems and resolutions." --Bulletin

Groovy debut..." --New York Times