About the BookA potato and his eggplant nemesis struggle to find the perfect pair of pants in this hilarious, heartwarming tale of forgiveness by bestselling author-illustrator Keller. Full color.
A potato and his eggplant nemesis struggle to find the perfect pants in this hilarious, heartwarming tale of forgiveness by bestselling Geisel-Award winning creator Laurie Keller.Potato is excited because today--for one day only-- Lance Vance's Fancy Pants Store is selling . . .POTATO PANTS! Potato rushes over early, but just as he's about to walk in, something makes him stop. What could it be? Find out in this one-of-a-kind story about misunderstandings and forgiveness, and--of course--Potato Pants! A Christy Ottaviano Book This title has Common Core connections.
A Junior Library Guild Selection
A Booklist Best Book of the Year
Winner of the Vermont Red Clover Award
A Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award Nominee
A Minnesota Star of the North Picture Book Nominee
About the AuthorLaurie Keller is the acclaimed author-illustrator of Do Unto Otters, Arnie, the Doughnut, The Scrambled States of America, and Open Wide: Tooth School Inside, among numerous others. She grew up in Muskegon, Michigan, and always loved to draw, paint and write stories. She earned a B.F.A. at Kendall College of Art and Design, then worked at Hallmark as a greeting card illustrator for seven-and-a-half years, until one night she got an idea for a children's book. She quit her job, moved to New York City, and soon had published her first book. She loved living in New York, but she has now returned to her home state, where she lives in a little cottage in the woods on the shore of Lake Michigan.