Sunny-Side Up

(Author) (Illustrator)

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$17.99  $16.73
Greenwillow Books
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9.4 X 11.4 X 0.6 inches | 1.01 pounds

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About the Author

Jacky Davis, along with her husband, David Soman, is the creator of the bestselling Ladybug Girl series as well as Agent Lion, a picture book about a silly but determined detective. The author lives with her family in New York's Hudson Valley. You can visit her at

Fiona Woodcock knew from a very early age that she wanted to grow up and make art for a living. Since graduating from the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, she has been living in London and working on animated films, commercials, and other illustration projects. Her pictures have a paper-based handmade origin, incorporating drawings made with children's BLO pens, hand-cut stencils, and printing techniques. Her debut picture book, Hiding Heidi, was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Award in 2017. Fiona was the recipient of a World Illustration Award for her acclaimed picture book Look. She is also the author and illustrator of Hello, a companion to Look. You can visit her at


"It starts out as a promising morning for a child, with a father-made breakfast of sunny-side up eggs . . . But when Daddy raises the shades, there's no sunshine outside . . . Through a combination of her own ingenuity and parental nudging, the . . . child comes up with activities to make time pass . . . and an internal sunniness returns."--Publishers Weekly
"A rainy day dashes a young child's plans, but with dad's help delight can be found in playing indoors. . . . Rhyming text perfectly captures a young child's desire for independence and control over choices . . . Full of warmth and love. . . . A perfect addition to the rainy-day bookshelf, where joy can be found indoors, knowing the sun will shine again."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Looking forward to playing outside . . . [a girl is] disappointed to find it's raining and she'll be stuck inside. . . . [She] uses her well-stocked imagination to create games to play by herself . . . The appealing soft-hued pastel illustrations incorporate a variety of patterns, and subtle details add even more interest . . . This beautiful rainy-day tale, told in a gentle rhyming text, may give youngsters ideas for their next housebound day."--Booklist