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Wild About Books

New York Times Picture Book Best Seller

E.B. White Read-Aloud Award

American Library Association Notable Book

IRA-CBC Children's Choice

Over half a million copies sold
"The author's sense of playfulness in plot and language ("llamas read dramas while eating their llunches"; a hippo wins the "Zoolitzer Prize") creates a lavish literary stew."—School Library Journal (starred review)

"A wonderful advertisement for the joys of a literary life." —American Library Association Booklist (starred review)