Not Quite Narwhal

Product Details
$17.99  $16.73
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
9.3 X 9.2 X 0.6 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author
Jessie Sima is an author/illustrator living and working in New York City. They grew up in a small town in southern New Jersey, unaware that they were a storyteller. Once they figured it out, they told their family and friends, who took it quite well. They are the author of Not Quite Narwhal, Harriet Gets Carried Away, Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies, Spencer's New Pet, Jules vs. the Ocean, Hardly Haunted, Weather Together, Cookie Time, and Love, Z. You can visit them at
"The message is an appealing one that could speak to many family situations relating to multiple identities...feel-good story"--Kirkus Reviews "November 15, 2016"
"Adorable characters trigger smiles throughout"--Publisher's Weekly "December 2016"
"A storyteller's pacing and winning characters, resulting in an appealing book. Read it for a whimsical storytime or provide some text-to-text connections for older students with Amy Krouse Rosenthal's Uni the Unicorn and Bob Shea's Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great....this title is highly recommended."--School Library Journal "January 2017"
"Swap the tired Ugly Duckling for this delightfully absurd tale of knowing who you are and where you came from."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "January 2017"
"Sima's bubbly, adorable artwork is nearly irresistible...This endearing tale will warm many a heart."--Booklist "January 2017"
"This book is painfully adorable...The story is about finding your own way to belong, ..It's just beautiful."--Shelf Awareness Pro "January 24, 2017"