Gideon and Otto
By Olivier Dunrea
(Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Hardcover, 9780618436620, 32pp.)
Publication Date: February 8, 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Board Book
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Otto is an octopus, and he’s Gideon’s favorite friend! Gideon has a favorite friend, his toy octopus. He brings Otto with him everywhere. But one day Otto doesn’t stay right where Gideon put him . . . In this second book about Gideon, we learn more about his sidekick, Otto, and their important bond. Another charming romp with the latest irrepressible, adorable gosling in the bunch!
Olivier Dunrea is the creator of beautiful and well-loved children’s books. A painter and a sculptor, his work centers around farms, animals, architecture, and folklore. He lives in the tiny village of Narrowsburg, New York, in the Catskill Mountains.
"The small 6 x 6 format is just right for little hands, as is the clarity of the design...A lovely and comforting addition to a charming series."--Kirkus"Every child and parent will feel that Dunrea has written these books for, and about, themselves."--Horn Book