June and August

June and August

By Vivian Walsh; Adam McCauley (Illustrator)

ABRAMS, Hardcover, 9780810984103, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 2009

This imaginative story explores the concept that the greatest friendships can come to be if you are willing to overlook differences.
Vivian Walsh is the co-creator of several bestselling books for children. In June and August she once again makes a misunderstanding the humorous but pivotal moment that brings together two very unlikely friends. One night in the jungle, June is thrilled to see a shooting star, while August loves looking at the moon. Although they can t see each other in the dark, the two promise to meet again the next day. But when morning dawns, they face a dilemma. How are June and August going to recognize each other?
F&P level: K
F&Pgenre: F.

About the Author
San Francisco-based J.otto Seibold and Vivian Walsh are the creators of Monkey Business, Mr. Lunch Takes a Plane Ride, Mr. Lunch Borrows a Canoe, and Free Lunch.

Adam McCauley is the illustrator of the successful middle-grade fiction series, " Time Warp Trio "by Jon Scieszka, as well as Louis Sachar s "Wayside School" books. He lives in San Francisco, California.