Moving House

Moving House Cover

Moving House

By Mark Siegel

Roaring Brook Press, Hardcover, 9781596436350, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 27, 2011

Description

The fog in Foggytown was so thick that people bumped into parking meters . . . and streetlamps . . . and each other

So Joey and Chloe's parents decide it's time to move. But Joey and Chloe love their house. And as it turns out, their house loves them . . . and has a very special and utterly fantastic way of taking matters into its own hands.

Comic- and picture-book star Mark Siegel has spun a delightful and compelling fantasy for young picture book readers, illustrated in a unique style that combines elements of traditional picture book, comic, and animation art.



About the Author
Mark Siegel is the illustrator of "To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel", a Robert F. Sibert Award Honor Book, as well as the author and illustrator of the picture book "Moving House, " published by Roaring Brook Press. "Sailor Twain" is his most recent graphic novel.


Praise For Moving House

“The title of Mark Siegel’s ‘Moving House’ contains its own morsel of verbal wit, with a double meaning that winks at the fanciful plot.” --New York Times “Both whimsical and meaningful, it speaks to a child’s powerful attachment to home.” --Booklist "In his authorial debut, Siegel's (Boogie Knights) background as an illustrator (and an editor) serve him well; his vignettes and spreads are drafted in clean ink lines, with watercolor washes of blue and red signaling the clean skies above Foggytown.” --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review