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This Story Is for You (Hardcover)

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By Greg Pizzoli, Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator), Greg Pizzoli (Cover design or artwork by)
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Description


A simple "It's nice to know you" holds so much power in this tender picturebook by acclaimed author-illustrator Greg Pizzoli. Finding value in others as a matter of course, the narrator accepts and appreciates difference as the foundation of a life-long friendship. This Story Is for You celebrates moments of kindness throughout, from the small to the grand in a heartwarming tale of human connection.

The warm, comforting text shares the tone of a Ruth Krauss classic and is balanced by Greg's energetic color palette and signature visual humor. This book is sure to be a special read for parents, children, and their friends for years to come.

About the Author


Greg Pizzoli is an author, illustrator, and screen printer. He is the author of Good Night Owl, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor book, Templeton Gets His Wish, Number One Sam, and The Watermelon Seed, which received the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award. Visit him at www.gregpizzoli.com.

Praise For…


"[F]abulous on the eye."—Kirkus Reviews

"Lovely."—School Library Journal

"[P]erfect for one-on-one sharing and for storytimes."—Booklist

PRAISE FOR GOOD NIGHT OWL

"The pithy and accessible writing and the story's amusing absurdity make this read like a classic Arnold Lobel story."—The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

PRAISE FOR GOOD NIGHT OWL

"[K]ids will be greatly amused by Pizzoli's latest effort. . . . [A] definite storytime addition."—School Library Journal

PRAISE FOR GOOD NIGHT OWL

"[An] entertaining bedtime drama."—The Horn Book

PRAISE FOR GOOD NIGHT OWL

"A funny tale about stress and an ever upping ante, with a comforting end."—Kirkus Reviews

PRAISE FOR NUMBER ONE SAM

"Pizzoli's zingy ice-pop colors and dramatically varied page compositions take home the blue ribbon."—New York Times

PRAISE FOR NUMBER ONE SAM

* "[A] class act."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

PRAISE FOR NUMBER ONE SAM

* "[A]nother winner from Pizzoli."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

PRAISE FOR NUMBER ONE SAM

* "[A] popular choice at storytimes."—School Library Journal, starred review

PRAISE FOR NUMBER ONE SAM

"Pizzoli's talent with color, easy-to-read words, and humor is something to behold. . . . This one does it all."—Horn Book

PRAISE FOR TEMPLETON GETS HIS WISH

"Cheerful entertainment, with just a touch of snark."—Publishers Weekly

PRAISE FOR TEMPLETON GETS HIS WISH

"Templeton is a celebration of independence, and of our complex feelings about those we love."—Horn Book

PRAISE FOR TEMPLETON GETS HIS WISH

"Templeton . . . conveys intense emotion with a few simple lines and very bright colors, as his tale reflects the endearing aspects of a small child's struggles to behave."—Booklist

PRAISE FOR THE WATERMELON SEED

2014 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

PRAISE FOR THE WATERMELON SEED

* "It's an expert debut . . ."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

PRAISE FOR THE WATERMELON SEED

"Pizzoli legitimizes childish anxieties but also slyly exaggerates each worry to highlight the humor."—New York Times

PRAISE FOR THE WATERMELON SEED

* "Children will love this hilarious book. . . . The story has broad appeal, making it a great first purchase."—School Library Journal


Product Details
ISBN: 9781484750308
ISBN-10: 1484750306
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2018
Pages: 48
Language: English

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