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Joy

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Joy
Written by Yasmeen Ismail
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 1536209341
ISBN-13: 9781536209341
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Joy

author: Yasmeen Ismail
illustrator: Jenni Desmond

A bouncy kitten loves to play. She scampers from the bed where her mother sleeps. She wriggles and races all through the room, chasing her ball of yarn, until — TRIP, TRIP, SLIP, FLIP! OH, NO! A romp with a big blue dog sends the kitten tumbling! Who can make things better again? Award-winning author-illustrator pair Yasmeen Ismail and Jenni Desmond celebrate the love between a parent and a little one with this buoyant, rhythmic read-aloud. Simple, playful language captures the kitten’s irresistible energy, while cheerful mixed-media illustrations create a cozy world for all the adorable action. RUN, RUN, FUN, FUN. This story is pure joy.

Oh, boy! Oh, boy! A lively kitten is full of joy until she takes a tumble. Can a little comfort from someone special help her feel happy again?
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $22.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536209341 /  9781536209341
on sale date:
06/2020
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 1/16" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
 
subjects:
Animals; Social Themes; Imagination & Play;
author’s comments:
Yasmeen Ismail is an award-winning author, illustrator, and animator whose debut children’s book, Time for Bed, Fred!, was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year and the V&A Illustration Award winner. She is the author-illustrator of Christmas for Greta and Gracie and many other books for children. Yasmeen Ismail lives in Bristol, England, with her husband, their toddler, and Betty the cat.
illustrator’s comments:
Jenni Desmond is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have been translated into more than twenty languages. In 2016, she was a Maurice Sendak Fellowship recipient. She is the illustrator of On the Night of the Shooting Star by Amy Hest and the author-illustrator of Albert’s Tree, among many other books for children. Jenni Desmond lives in East London with her husband and their daughter.
 
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