Albert

Albert

By Donna Jo Napoli; Jim LaMarche (Illustrator)

Voyager Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780152052492, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2005

Description

The morning begins like any other. Albert reaches out the window to check the weather. But from the moment a twig lands in the palm of his hand, life is never the same.



About the Author
Donna Jo Napoli is the author of more than fifty books for children, including many picture books and novels for tweens and teens. Some of her most popular books are Zel, Beast, Ugly, Bound, and Stones in Water. Donna Jo lives in Pennsylvania with her family.

Jim LaMarche is one of the most talented artists working in children s books today. His many successful books include "Rainbabies" by Laura Kraus Melmed and "Albert" by Donna Jo Napoli, which was selected as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; and "Up" and "Raft", which he also wrote. Most recently he illustrated "The Carpenter s Gift" by David Rubel. Jim lives in Santa Cruz, California.


Praise For Albert

"A good read-aloud book for the whole family . . . Delightful."--Houston Chronicle

"An admirable debut."--School Library Journal (starred review)

"A beguiling tale . . . A magical marriage of art and text."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)