Product Details

$17.99  $16.73
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
9.4 X 11.0 X 0.6 inches | 1.1 pounds

Earn by promoting books

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

Become an affiliate

About the Author

John Rocco is a New York Times Bestselling author and illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including Wolf! Wolf!, winner of the Borders Original Voices Award for best picture book; Moonpowder; Blizzard; and Blackout, a winner of the Caldecott Honor. Rocco also illustrated Whoopi Goldberg's Aliceand the covers for Rick Riordan's internationally bestselling series Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Kane Chronicles, The Heroes of Olympus and Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard. He also was the illustrator for both #1 New York Times Bestsellers Percy Jackson's Greek Gods and Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes. Most recently, Rocco's first book of nonfiction, How We Got To The Moon, was longlisted for the National Book Award.


"This is exactly told, down-to-earth story about folks coming together in troubled times will evoke readers' empathy. The excellent, realistic illustrations, rendered in pencil and watercolors, enhance the already accessible, satisfying reading experience."--Kirkus
"Naturalistic spreads in Rocco's signature style capture the peace of the child's world and the drama of the hurricane's arrival and aftermath."--Publisher Weekly
&"Mixed-media and digital artwork in saturated color intensifies both the building storm and the comity of the community."--Booklist, starred review
*"Rocco's dramatic, naturalistic digitally colored watercolor illustrations, a mix of panels, single pages, and spreads, show the impending storm approaching and the community's preparations of boarding up houses and taping windows....As in the author's Blizzard, it is the human response to a weather event that informs this strikingly illustrated, straightforwardly told book's theme."
--Horn Book, starred review