Bite-Size Life Lessons
HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780060580810, 40pp.
Publication Date: May 2, 2006
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.
JANE DYER has illustrated many well-loved picture books, including Move Over, Rover!, a Geisel Honor Bookwritten by Karen Beaumont;Oh My Baby, Little One, an ABA Pick of the Lists and Parent's Choice Recommended Book written by Kathi Appelt; and the bestselling classicTime for Bed by Mem Fox. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.
“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.”
“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.”