Party: A Mystery

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$17.95  $16.69
Black Sheep
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12.2 X 9.2 X 0.4 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author

Jamaica Kincaid is a writer and professor whose works include the novels Annie John, Lucy, The Autobiography of My Mother, and Mr. Potter; a classic history of Antigua, A Small Place; and a memoir, My Brother. The Josephine Olp Weeks Chair and Professor of African and African American Studies in Residence at Harvard University, Kincaid was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2004.


The book's effervescent pictures, and its playful, secretive ending, will have young readers paging through it again and again, constructing stories and observations of their own. Party: A Mystery is an ideal gift for young readers. The book will put kids's curiosity to work during a busy holiday season.-- "Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine"
Kincaid believes that, in illustrating Party, Cortés only enhanced the story's enigma, providing a greater sense of intrigue and playfulness likely to appeal to young readers.-- "Publishers Weekly, from a Miami Book Fair 2019 feature"
Each girl is so unique and amiable that readers will be drawn into the mystery before they know it, desperately searching for clues. Cortés's expressive paintings help to show the characters' personalities and the setting, providing some hidden hints to readers . . . A charming book about character and suspense that will be intriguing to many young mystery readers.-- "School Library Journal"
This story by acclaimed author Kincaid gets new life in this picture book with lush, glowingly realistic illustrations . . . The artwork is gorgeous and the feeling of being a kid who's a little too short to see what's happening will likely resonate with the target audience.-- "Booklist"
A beautifully drawn picture book adventure story that promises questions that will grab children ages 3-7--but does not guarantee an answer! Unique, uncommon, entertaining, and thoroughly 'kid friendly, ' Party: A Mystery is extraordinary and highly recommended.-- "Midwest Book Review"