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Bite-Size Life Lessons

By Amy Krouse Rosenthal; Jane Dyer (Illustrator)
(HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780060580810, 40pp.)

Publication Date: May 2006

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Description

Everyone knows cookies taste good, but these cookies also have something good to say. Open this delectable book to any page and you will find out something about life. Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons is a new kind of dictionary, one that defines mysteries such as "fair" and "unfair" and what it really means to "cooperate." The book is by turns clever, honest, inspirational, and whimsical. Go ahead, take a bite.




About the Author
Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a New York Times bestselling author of books for children and grown-ups. Her children's books include Plant a Kiss (illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds); Little Pea and This Plus That (Jen Corace); Cookies: Bit-Size Life Lessons (Jane Dyer); Duck! Rabbit!, The OK Book, Yes Day!, and Exclamation Mark (Tom Lichtenheld); Spoon and Chopsticks (Scott Magoon); The Wonder Book (Paul Schmid); Uni the Unicorn (Brigette Barrager); and Awake Beautiful Child (Gracia Lam). Her work for grown-ups includes the memoir Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life and the film project The Beckoning of Lovely. Amy lives online at www.whoisamy.com and for real in Chicago.

JANE DYER has illustrated many well-loved picture books, including Oh My Baby, Little One by Kathi Appelt, an ABA's Pick of the Lists and Parent's Choice Recommended Book, as well as the bestselling Time for Bed by Mem Fox. She lives with her family in Northampton, Massachusetts.


Praise For Cookies

“Clever. Delightful. Engaging. Young readers will want to jump into the pages and join the gang for milk and cookies.”
-Booklist (starred review)

“Deliciously charming. Dyer’s art finely complements the simple yet profound wisdom that flows throughout Rosenthal’s inspired text. Multi-generational appeal.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Irresistible cast of characters. Beautifully rendered.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“Lovely pastel watercolor illustrations. A brilliant idea. Delightful to look at.”
-School Library Journal

“A delicious recipe for getting along in the world. Charmingly simple. The delicate watercolors perfectly match the tone.”
-Chicago Sun-Times

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