13 Stories About Harris by Amy Schwartz

13 Stories About Harris by Amy Schwartz

Penguin Books

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40 Pages

8 × .33 × 10.7 in.

Reading Level age: 4 - 8 years

In thirteen brief, illustrated vignettes, young Harris gets into big and little adventures at home, at his best friend Ayana's house, and throughout his diverse city neighborhood. These short, charming tales-- all inspired by author Amy Schwartz's experiences as a parent-- capture a preschooler's sense of wonder and possibility, as well as the beauty of young friendships. With its short text supported by bright illustrations, this is an excellent story time choice for young readers beginning to read on their own-- or a great choice to share together with the ones you love. This affectionate look at the ups and downs of preschoolers in the big city is sure to make you smile.

Amy Schwartz is known for her funny and affectionate picture books featuring memorable heroes and heroines. Bea and Mr. Jones, 100 Things That Make Me Happy, Busy Babies, and A Teeny Tiny Baby are among her best loved titles. Amy has won The National Jewish Book Award, The Charlotte Zolotow Award, and The Christopher Award, among other honors.  Her books—more than fifty in all—have been named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book, a New York Times Book Review Notable Book, and an Amazon Best Book of the Year. Growing up with three sisters in a house with a patio in San Diego has inspired many of Amy’s books, as has raising her son in a small red brick apartment building in Brooklyn, NY, where she still makes her home.

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