About the BookFrom Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Applegate comes a sweet book of encouragement, filled with humor and insight into the effort behind any meaningful accomplishment in life. An ideal gift for baby shower, birthday, or graduation. Full color.
Book SynopsisFrom Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Katherine Applegate, a sweet book of encouragement, filled with humor and insight into the effort behind any meaningful accomplishment in life. A perfect gift for baby shower, birthday, or graduation. This gorgeous gift book, equally perfect for preschool graduations or college commencements, baby showers or birthdays, is an inspirational tribute to the universal struggles and achievements of childhood. Beginning with a first birthday, the scenes travel through childhood triumphs and milestones, coming full circle to graduation. A magical blend of succinct text and beautiful watercolors renders each moment with tenderness and humor and encourages readers to "remember then, with every try, sometimes you fail . . . sometimes you fly."
About the AuthorKatherine Applegate is the author of the Newbery Medal winner The One and Only Ivan and other middle grade books. Her two previous picture books are The Buffalo Storm and Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla. Visit her website at www.katherineapplegate.com. Jennifer Black Reinhardt is the illustrator of Yaks Yak by Linda Sue Park and several other picture books. She lives in Iowa City, Iowa. Visit her website at www.jbreinhardt.com.