Bite-Size Life Lessons
HarperCollins, 9780060580810, 40pp.
Publication Date: May 2, 2006
From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of I Wish You More, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a cookie-centric guide to life.
Everyone knows cookies taste good, but these cookies also have something good to say. Open this delectable book to any page and you will find out something about life.
Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons is a new kind of dictionary, one that defines mysteries such as "fair" and "unfair" and what it means to "cooperate." At every turn this book is clever, honest, inspirational, and whimsical. Go ahead, take a bite!
Perfect for learning concept words.
About the Author
Amy Krouse Rosenthal wrote more than thirty picture books, including the New York Times bestsellers I Wish You More, Uni the Unicorn, Plant a Kiss, and Exclamation Mark. A contributor to National Public Radio, a TED collaborator and speaker, a filmmaker, and the author of two groundbreaking adult memoirs, Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life and Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Amy raised her three children with her husband on a tree-lined street in Chicago.
Jane Dyer is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Cookies series by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, as well as numerous other award-winning picture books. She lives and works in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Praise For Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons…
— Booklist (starred review)
“Deliciously charming. Dyer’s art finely complements the simple yet profound wisdom that flows throughout Rosenthal’s inspired text. Multi-generational appeal.”
— Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Irresistible cast of characters. Beautifully rendered.”
— Kirkus Reviews
“Lovely pastel watercolor illustrations. A brilliant idea. Delightful to look at.”
— School Library Journal
“A delicious recipe for getting along in the world. Charmingly simple. The delicate watercolors perfectly match the tone.”
— Chicago Sun-Times