Binky (Leslie Patricelli board books) (Board book)

By Leslie Patricelli, Leslie Patricelli (Illustrator)

Candlewick, 9780763623647, 24pp.

Publication Date: April 12, 2005

List Price: 7.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

A comically expressive tot pays tribute to the all-important Binky in a bright, playful board book sure to have instant toddler appeal.

Anyone who's spent time with a toddler knows that few crises compare with the (even temporary) loss of a favorite binky. Here, in her humorous, bold graphic style, Leslie Patricelli plays up a scenario near and dear to every toddler's heart, raising the plaintive question: can there be any peace in the house when a beloved binky is not to be found?


About the Author

Leslie Patricelli made her board-book debut with the winsome Big LittleQuiet Loud, and Yummy Yucky. "I call Binkyand its companion book Blankie 'the attachment series,'" she says. "During our years of early child-rearing, my husband and I have spent countless frantic hours looking for Binky. Usually the search is tense, as it typically begins when our toddler wants her binky NOW! I found myself thinking how funny it must look to our kids to see us on our hands and knees, digging around the house — and I began to sketch my baby character looking for his own binky.


Praise For Binky (Leslie Patricelli board books)

The message: Even the smallest comforts have the power to make the very young feel safe and secure.
—Parenting

Bold black outlines and rounded shapes give the pages a reassuring air.
—Publishers Weekly