Under the Lilacs

Under the Lilacs

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From Ezra Jack Keats Honor winner E. B. Goodale comes a celebration of nature, family, and building our own hands-on adventuresperfect for any reader who has ever craved a bit of independence . . .

In this lush and playful picture book from E. B. Goodale, illustrator of Windows, Kate feels ignored by her mother and sister and so decides to run away. In a neighboring yard, she builds a fort and enjoys a sense of independence—until she finds herself making room for her family in her new home . . . Under the Lilacs is the perfect celebration of striking out on your own—while still making room for everyone.

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  • Format: Hardcover

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780358153931

  • ISBN-10: 035815393X

  • Pages: 32

  • Price: $17.99

  • Publication Date: 03/03/2020

  • Carton Quantity: 48

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

Meet the Maker of the picture book, Under the Lilacs!

E. B. Goodale
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E. B. Goodale

E. B. Goodale is the illustrator of Windows and Here and Now, written by Julia Denos, A Most Unusual Day, written by Sydra Mallery, and Richard Jackson's forthcoming A Kiss for Akaraka.www.ebgoodale.com Twitter: @ebgoodaleInstagram: @ebgoodale
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  • reviews

    "[A] truly attractive mélange that evinces early spring days, green fields, and blue skies swept with clouds. After reading this book, who wouldn't want to try their own hand at a little independence?"—Kirkus 

     

    "Ezra Jack Keats Award winner Goodale succeeds in offering a contemplative and relatable work that affirms and reflects the complex emotional lives of young children."—School Library Journal 

     

    "Kate’s voice succinctly captures the whirling emotions of childhood’s lonely moments, deftly balancing sulky isolation with the need for attention and companionship." - Publishers Weekly

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Hardcover

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780358153931

  • ISBN-10: 035815393X

  • Pages: 32

  • Price: $17.99

  • Publication Date: 03/03/2020

  • Carton Quantity: 48

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

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