From award-winning author/illustrator Lane Smith comes Stickler, a woodland creature who reminds us to appreciate the everyday wonders we often ignore. In a picture book that's both silly and sweet, readers will find Stickler's enthusiasm irresistible and see the world anew.And just think of the wonders we must pass every day without even noticing!Stickler, an original character covered in sticks and with multiple ever-changing eyes, loves its little world. With best friend Crow, it shares the wonders of all the amazing things the world has to offer. Stickler is astonished by the ordinary, such as the sun and the stars, as well as fascinated by those things in nature that are often overlooked, such as swirling seed pods falling from the sky. The two pals wander about the world, stopping to appreciate the many marvels along the way, especially its beloved sticks, each one unique. Stickler Loves the World encourages awareness and mindfulness with a joyous and lighthearted touch. The award-winning illustrator of bestsellers including Penguin Problems and Giraffe Problems brings imagination and humor to a story that features a delightful and original character.
Author: Lane Smith Publisher: Random House Studio Published: 08/22/2023 Pages: 40 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 1.00lbs Size: 8.60h x 11.30w x 0.60d ISBN: 9780593649831 Audience: Ages 4-8
Review Citation(s): Publishers Weekly 05/22/2023 Kirkus Reviews 06/01/2023 Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 07/01/2023 Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2023 pg. 59 School Library Journal 09/01/2023 pg. 94
About the Author Lane Smith is the author-illustrator of numerous award-winning and bestselling books for children. He is the recipient of the Kate Greenaway Medal, two Caldecott Honors, five New York Times Best Illustrated Book selections, and lifetime achievements from the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and the Society of illustrators. He is the illustrator of Penguin Problems, Giraffe Problems, and Cat Problems, all written by Jory John. Lane Smith lives in Connecticut with his wife, Molly Leach, an award-winning graphic designer.