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When pen pals - and polar opposites - Connie and Nic prepare to meet for the first time at the end-of-year festival, they are in for quite a shock but find that nothing can get in the way of true friendship.



Book Synopsis



Two pen pals receive the shock of a lifetime in this giggle-inducing ode to friendship, art, and keeping an open mind!

Connie's art class is partnering up with pen pals this year, and she loves exchanging letters with her new friend, Nic, even though the two of them are polar opposites. Connie takes her art seriously and thinks things like kittens are nothing more than a distraction, while Nic has a more whimsical approach to painting and knows the value of a good cupcake. But both are eagerly awaiting the end of year pen pal art festival where their two classes will finally meet.

But they're in for quite the shock...

Connie doesn't know Nic is a unicorn. And Nic has no clue that Connie is a human.

It turns out, though, that even this surprise can't get in the way of true friendship. Through their letters, they see that their differences are their strengths--and that they lave a lot to learn from each other.

With Josh Funk's signature laugh-out-loud humor and Charles Santoso's explosively fun illustrations, Dear Unicorn is a celebration of new friends, art, and stepping outside your comfort zone.



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Praise for DEAR UNICORN:

"...Young readers will appreciate the [adorable] illustrations..." - Kirkus

"[A]rtwork by Santoso works myriad similarities into stylistically different worlds as the creators show...two seemingly different individuals learning friendship's give and take." - Publishers Weekly

"As we can always count on with Josh Funk's picture books, Dear Unicorn is imaginative, funny, and full of delightful surprised. While you may have other unicorn books, I guarantee you don't have one quite like this!" - Kids Indie Next

"...Will appeal to unicorn fans and burgeoning artists alike." - Booklist



About the Author



By day, Josh Funk writes C++, Java Code, and Python scripts as a software engineer, which he's been doing for the last twenty years. In his spare time he uses ABC's, drinks Java coffee, and writes picture book manuscripts, such as How to Code a Sandcastle, Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast, The Case of the Stinky Stench, Dear Dragon, and more. Josh graduated from the UMass Amherst Commonwealth College with a degree in computer science. He is a board member of the Writers' Loft in Sherborn, Massachusetts, and the co-coordinator of the 2017 New England Regional SCBWI Conference.

Charles Santoso loves drawing little things in his little journal and dreaming about funny, wondrous stories. He is the creator of Happy Hippo and has illustrated many books, including Dandy, I Don't Like Koala, Ida, Always and the New York Times bestseller Wishtree, among others. Charles moves around between different countries to live and work but calls Sydney, Australia, home. You can visit him at www.charlessantoso.com.

Dimensions (Overall): 8.7 Inches (H) x 10.8 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: .9 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 40
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals
Publisher: Viking
Theme: Dragons, Unicorns & Mythical
Format: Hardcover
Author: Josh Funk
Language: English
Street Date: September 19, 2023
TCIN: 88439653
UPC: 9780593206942
Item Number (DPCI): 247-46-9026
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 10.8 inches width x 8.7 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.9 pounds
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