The Umbrella

(Author) (Illustrator)
Product Details
$19.99  $18.59
Clarion Books
Publish Date
10.29 X 10.29 X 0.39 inches | 1.04 pounds

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About the Author
Beth Ferry is the author of many books for young readers, including Caveboy Crush and the New York Times bestselling Stick and Stone. She lives in New Jersey with her family.
Tom Lichtenheld is the illustrator and author of more than 20 books, including New York Times bestsellers Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site; Steam Train, Dream Train; Stick and Stone; and I Wish You More. He lives with his wife in Batavia, Illinois.

PRAISE FOR THE UMBRELLA: "The exceptional duo behind Stick and Stone are back with another unmissable and upbeat collaboration. Simple and superb--a must-have for any collection."
-- School Library Journal (starred review)

PRAISE FOR THE UMBRELLA: "Dim days end with a bright romp thanks to magic. This celebration of patience and sharing light will spread delight." -- Kirkus Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE UMBRELLA: "A pleasing pick-me-up story, rain or shine." -- Horn Book Magazine

PRAISE FOR THE SCARECROW: "An emotionally impactful exploration of love and loneliness, this is an essential addition to any picture book collection." -- School Library Journal (starred review)

PRAISE FOR STICK AND STONE: "This warm and tender story of two BFFs is made even more enjoyable by the charming, textured tan and blue illustrations . . . the text, suitable for beginning readers, sweetly expresses what it is to be and to have a good friend." -- School Library Journal (starred review)

PRAISE FOR SWASHBY AND THE SEA: Telling a story with imagination and wit, Ferry creates a cantankerous but lovable character in Captain Swashby and a mysterious, well-intentioned, mischievous one in the exceptionally satisfying picture book." -- Booklist (starred review)

PRAISE FOR SWASHBY AND THE SEA: "This readaloud is sweetly told as Swashby overcomes his bitter habits to welcome new, friendly, and energetic people into his quiet life....Martinez-Neal's art captures the essence of the ocean." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review)