Places to Be
On Sale: 04/04/2017
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Places to Be
illustrated by Renata Liwska
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From the award-winning, bestselling Mac Barnett and Renata Liwska comes a classic and luminous book perfect for fans of The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood and Waiting by Kevin Henkes.
With an elegant simplicity, this picture book celebrates all our wide-ranging emotions—and the adventures that await us each day.
We have so many places to be!
Places to be loud
- ISBN: 9780062286215
- ISBN 10: 0062286218
- Imprint: Balzer + Bray
- On Sale: 04/04/2017
- Trimsize: 8.00 in (w) x 9.00 in (h) x 0.00 in (d)
- Pages: 32
- List Price: 17.99 USD
- Ages: 4 to 8
- BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / New Experience
- BISAC2: JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)
- BISAC3: JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / Senses & Sensation
“Funny and gentle” - Kirkus Reviews
“This winning read-aloud can be used to encourage friendship in young children.” - School Library Journal
“A sweet and gentle contrast to Seuss’ Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” - Booklist
Praise for EXTRA YARN: “Understated illustrations and prose seamlessly construct an enchanting and mysterious tale.” - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Praise for EXTRA YARN: “Klassen’s deadpan, stylized illustrations impeccably complement Barnett’s quirky droll writing.” - School Library Journal (starred review)
Praise for EXTRA YARN: “There’s nothing to say but perfect.” - Lane Smith, New York Times bestselling author of IT'S A BOOK
Praise for SAM AND DAVE DIG A HOLE: “A clever second collaboration between Barnett and Klassen...The prose is deadpan; the joke’s all in Klassen’s winsomely smudgy illustrations.” - New York Times Book Review
Praise for SAM AND DAVE DIG A HOLE: “”Mind-blowing in the best possible way.” - Horn Book (starred review)
Praise for SAM AND DAVE DIG A HOLE: “Barnett’s comic voice is at its driest as he recounts that quintessential American childhood activity—the digging of the giant hole.” - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Praise for LEO: A GHOST STORY: “A tender, touching story of friendship and the power of imagination.” - Booklist (starred review)
Praise for LEO: A GHOST STORY: “A warm and wise story about acceptance trumping difference.” - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Praise for LEO: A GHOST STORY: “A whimsical tale from Barnett aptly accompanied by enthralling artwork by Robinson.” - School Library Journal (starred review)
Praise for LEO: A GHOST STORY: “Dazzling.” - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Praise for THE SKUNK: “Gives off a deliciously Hitchockian air of high style and deep-seated dread. . . a story that speaks to the urbane existentialist/absurdist lurking in the heart of every reader.” - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Praise for THE SKUNK: “Clever visual motifs, sly storytelling, and tight pacing make this a picture book that will be enjoyed by both children and their grown-ups.” - School Library Journal (starred review)
Praise for THE SKUNK: “McDonnell’s graceful and simple cartoonlike illustrations mitigate the notes of paranoia and obsession in Barnett’s deadpan text.” - Horn Book (starred review)
Praise for THE SKUNK: “A daffy yet stylish readaloud with surprising performance possibilities.” - Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)