It's Picture Day Today!

It's Picture Day Today! Cover

It's Picture Day Today!

By Megan McDonald; Katherine Tillotson (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books, Hardcover, 9781416924340, 36pp.

Publication Date: June 23, 2009

An annual event in every elementary-school classroom is the taking of the group portrait. Here, the kids are made up of buttons and bits of string, cardboard, feathers, grommets, and such, and are a pretty disheveled lot before Glue (late; stuck in traffic ) arrives to sort everyone out and settle everything down. An imaginative invitation to seeing, to creative crafts, to story-hour performance.

About the Author
Megan McDonald is the author of the Judy Moody books, and is a gifted storyteller for the youngest listener. She lives with her family in Sebastopol, California. Her website is

Katherine Tillotson is the illustrator of several children s books. For this story, she cut paper created from a centuries-old technique to make pictures. Visit her at"