My Parents Won't Stop Talking!

My Parents Won't Stop Talking!

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A child's plans are ruined when her parents have the gall to stop to talk to the neighbors in My Parents Won't Stop Talking!, a laugh-out-loud picture book about patience by Emma Hunsinger and Tillie Walden.

It's time to go to the park, and Molly can't wait! It's going to be awesome and amazing and--


The neighbors have spotted her moms, and now they're talking. A lot. And everything they say is boring. Minutes feel like hours, hours feel like days, and days feel like eons . . .

Will her parents ever stop talking?!

This is a clever, irreverent take on a universal childhood dilemma, written and illustrated by two stars in the comics world.

Author: Emma Hunsinger, Tillie Walden
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Published: 04/05/2022
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 11.32h x 8.92w x 0.41d
ISBN: 9781250800275
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 12/06/2021
Booklist 01/01/2022 pg. 79
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2022
School Library Journal 03/01/2022 pg. 88

About the Author

Tillie Walden is a cartoonist and illustrator from Austin, Texas. She is a graduate of the Center for Cartoon Studies, where she now teaches. As of 2022, she has published three graphic novellas with the London-based Avery Hill Publishing and three with First Second Books, including her Eisner Award-winning memoir Spinning. She currently lives in Lebanon, New Hampshire, with her cat, Stan.

Emma Hunsinger is a cartoonist from Connecticut. She started her career making New Yorker gags before getting her MFA at the Center for Cartoon Studies. Her short comic "How to Draw a Horse" appeared in the New Yorker and was nominated for an Eisner Award. She currently lives in the Upper Valley, where she spends most of her time trying to stay warm.