"Hunt has crafted another gentle, moving tale of love and loss: the value of the one and the importance of getting over the other.” —Kirkus Reviews
“The acclaimed author follows up her celebrated The Poet X with a love letter to food and a tribute to young, single mothers... Acevedo’s second serving offers a much-needed nuanced exploration of teen parenting that belongs on all shelves.” ―School Library Journal (STARRED)
“Edgar-winning Vaught, a neuropsychologist, has both personal and professional experience to draw on in crafting a narrator who is admirably smart and resilient despite an ‘itchy’ brain and a compulsion to count things.” —Booklist (STARRED)
That Ammi-Joan Paquette, she sure knows how to put together a bouncy, energetic picture book text that makes readers smile! (See: BUNNY BUS and GHOST IN THE HOUSE and its companion, ELF IN THE HOUSE.) Add in a spritz of her trademark can-do spirit, and you’ve got MUCKY TRUCK, a picture book in which a little truck gets stuck in the mud, and all his vehicle friends try to help but get stuck as well, resulting in a muddy good time.
Julia Sooy at Holt/Godwin snapped it up and matched it with the divine Elisa Ferro (represented by Tom Thorogood of Good Illustration), and it will be out in winter 2021, just in time for the spring thaw, of course!