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Doreen Cronin, Juana Medina (Illustrator)


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Smick is a BIG dog.

Sit, Smick.

Chick is a little chick.

Stay, Smick!

So what happens when they see a stick?

Written by New York Times bestselling author Doreen Cronin and ingeniously illustrated by newcomer Juana Medina, Smick is a story of unlikely friendship, a sense of adventure, and a lot of wonderful wordplay.

Praise For Smick


"Maximum fun." —Booklist, starred review

"A great dual-purpose title that will serve both very young picture-book audiences and barely emergent readers, this will be a happy collection workhorse. Workdog?" —BCCB, starred review

"Less is definitely more in this fetching, fun-filled mix of dog, chick and stick, guaranteed to tickle all." —Kirkus Reviews

Viking Books for Young Readers, 9780670785780, 40pp.

Publication Date: February 5, 2015

About the Author

Doreen Cronin has written over 20 books for children including Click, Clack Moo: Cows That Type which won a Caldecott Honor. Doreen lives in Brooklyn with her two children.

Juana Medina was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia and came to the U.S. to study at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). She now lives in Washington, DC, where she teaches at the Corcoran College of Art.