Ethan Out and about

Ethan Out and about

By Johanna Hurwitz; Brian Floca (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Paperback, 9780763648114, 40pp.

Publication Date: February 9, 2010


What happens when you cross Big Books with Brand New Readers? A picture-perfect group sharing experience!

Ethan chases a cat, learns to ride his bike, finds a surprise at the bird feeder, and unintentionally shares his picnic in four short, funny stories.

About the Author
Johanna Hurwitz is the award-winning author of more than sixty popular books for young readers, including Faraway Summer; Dear Emma; Elisa Michaels, Bigger & Better; Class Clown; Fourth-Grade Fuss; and Rip-Roaring Russell, an American Library Association Notable Book. Her work has won many child-chosen state awards. A former school librarian, she frequently visits schools around the country to talk about her books. Mrs. Hurwitz and her husband divide their time between Great Neck, New York, and Wilmington, Vermont.

Brian Floca is the author and illustrator of "Locomotive", winner of the 2013 Caldecott Medal; "Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11", a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book and a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; "Lightship", also a Sibert Honor Book; and "Racecar Alphabet", an ALA Notable Children s Book. He has illustrated Avi s Poppy Stories, Kate Messner s Marty McGuire novels, and Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan s "Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring", a Sibert Honor Book and winner of the Orbis Pictus Award. You can visit him online at