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8.6 X 11.1 X 0.5 inches | 1.06 pounds

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About the Author

Ann Bonwill grew up in Maryland surrounded by books. Before becoming an author, Ann worked as a clinical social worker, a Montessori teacher, and an autism therapist. She is now the author of multiple picture books and nonfiction books for children, including When Mermaids Sleep, illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher, and I Am Not a Copycat!, illustrated by Simon Rickerty. Ann has lived in many places, from Albuquerque, New Mexico; to Frankfurt, Germany. She currently lives in Virginia with her family. Learn more about the author at

Kayla Harren is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City with a BFA in illustration. She's an award-winning illustrator of multiple picture books, including A Boy Like You, written by Frank Murphy, and The Boy Who Grew a Forest, written by Sophia Gholz, among other titles. Her work has been featured in the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Communication Arts, and 3x3 Magazine, and she won the Highlights for Children Pewter Plate Award. She lives in Minnesota with her family. Learn more about the illustrator at

KAYLA HARREN est titulaire d'un baccalauréat en beaux-arts et en illustration de la School of Visual Arts (SVA) de New York. Elle a notamment publié A Boy Like You (lauréat du prix EUREKA Gold en 2019) et The Boy Who Grew a Forest (récipiendaire du prix Crystal Kite en 2020). Elle vit dans le Minnesota avec son mari. KAYLA HARREN graduated from the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City with a BFA in Illustration. Her works include A Boy Like You (winner of the 2019 EUREKA Gold Award) and The Boy Who Grew a Forest (winner of the 2020 Crystal Kite Award.) She lives in Minnesota with her husband.

"Told with great sensitivity and beauty by author/storyteller Ann Bonwill and charmingly illustrated by the artistry of Kayla Harren, Thursday is an impressively presented picture book of healing and hope for young children who are experiencing the trauma of divorce and an effective, entertaining, and thoroughly 'kid friendly' testament to the power of friendship in helping overcome life's biggest problems." --Midwest Book Review

"Divorce is a difficult process for the parties involved, but it can be especially tough on children. This picture book beautifully relates what that process can look like with respect and sensitivity." --Booklist

"Brilliantly crafted and written, this is the BEST picture book about divorce I've ever read." --Imagination Soup