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One Big Family

Marc Harshman, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)


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A lovely celebration of family tiesWhen you have a big family, reunions can be loud and chaotic. But as this cheerful book demonstrates, they can also be tons of fun From canoeing down the river to getting chased by bees to telling ghost stories around the campfire, the reunion is filled with adventures for the whole family, even the pets But when the vacation comes to an end, will everyone be able to keep the memories they've shared?With sunny illustrations by Sara Palacios, Marc Harshman's winsome story evokes all the joys of summer vacation and family togetherness.

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 9780802853882, 40pp.

Publication Date: February 4, 2016

About the Author

Marc Harshman has been the poet laureate of West Virginia since 2012. In addition to his poetry collections, he has written a dozen books for children, which have been published in several different languages. Visit his website at Sara Palacios is the illustrator of Between Us and Abuela (FSG), 'Twas Nochebuena (Viking), One Big Family (Eerdmans), and many other books for children. In 2012, she received the Pura Belpr' Illustrator Honor for Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match (Children's Book Press). Sara was born in Mexico City and earned BFA and MFA degrees in Illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Follow her on Instagram @sarapalaciosillustrations or visit her website at