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Candlewick Press (MA)

The Rock from the Sky

The Rock from the Sky

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The instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

Look up! From the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the hat trilogy comes a new deadpan gem.

There is a spot.
It is a good spot.
It is the perfect spot to stand.
There is no reason to ever leave.
But somewhere above there is also a rock.
A rock from the sky.

Here comes The Rock from the Sky, a hilarious meditation on the workings of friendship, fate, shared futuristic visions, and that funny feeling you get that there's something off somewhere, but you just can't put your finger on it. Merging broad visual suspense with wry wit, celebrated picture book creator Jon Klassen gives us a wholly original comedy for the ages.

Author: Jon Klassen
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Published: 04/13/2021
Pages: 96
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.30lbs
Size: 10.20h x 8.00w x 0.80d
ISBN: 9781536215625
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 1.5
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 510716 / Rock from the Sky


Review Citation(s):
Booklist 12/15/2020 pg. 99
Publishers Weekly 02/08/2021
Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2021 pg. 59
School Library Journal 03/01/2021 pg. 87
Kirkus Reviews 03/15/2021
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 04/01/2021 - Book Of Special Distinction
Shelf Awareness 04/13/2021

About the Author
Jon Klassen is the author-illustrator of I Want My Hat Back, an E. B. White Read-Aloud Award winner and a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book; This Is Not My Hat, winner of the Caldecott Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal; and We Found a Hat. He is also the illustrator of two Caldecott Honor Books, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole and Extra Yarn, both written by Mac Barnett. Jon Klassen lives in Los Angeles.

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