The Apartment House on Poppy Hill: Book 1

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$14.99  $13.94
Chronicle Books
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6.2 X 8.7 X 0.6 inches | 0.65 pounds

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About the Author

Nina LaCour is the bestselling and award-winning author of the acclaimed young adult novels We Are Okay, which received the Printz Award and was selected by Time Magazine as one of its 100 Best YA Books of All Time, Hold Still, The Disenchantments, and Everything Leads to You, as well as the adult novel Yerba Buena. Born and raised in the East Bay, LaCour crossed the bridge to receive her undergraduate degree from San Francisco State University and then crossed back to Oakland to receive an MFA in Creative Writing at Mills College. She now lives in San Francisco with her wife and their daughter.

Sònia Albert worked in a comic studio for several years before pursuing her MA in Children's Book Illustration from the Cambridge School of Art. She loves to tell stories and enjoys experimenting with different media. She has illustrated many children's books for publishers in the United Kingdom and Europe. Born in Barcelona, she currently lives in Mataró, Spain.


"LaCour's new transitional chapter-book series is cozy and classic-feeling...Ella's curiosity and gregariousness are infectious, and she'll easily sweep readers into her charming world." -- Booklist

"Through Ella's infectious narration and the stories' loosely defined plots, LaCour sketches distinctive, endearing characters and offers a gentle celebration of intergenerational friendship and community." -- Publishers Weekly