Imagine That (Hardcover)
A Hoot & Olive Story
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9781250314550, 40pp.
Publication Date: July 16, 2019
Beloved characters Hoot and Olive return in this beautiful picture book from Jonathan D. Voss about imagination, rainy day adventures, and the spirit of friendship.
Olive is a little girl with a big, bright imagination. Hoot is her stuffed-animal owl…and her best friend. The two love adventures of all sorts. But on the rainiest of days, there is only one thing to do: stay inside and imagine a whole new world.
Just as they’re about to begin their adventure, Hoot makes a shocking discovery—his imagination is broken! Like the best of best friends, Olive comes up with some ideas to help him. But nothing is working: not the head unscrambler, the earmuffs, or the hypnosis. Just as the two are about to give up, Olive remembers the secret ingredient to imagination, and they give it one more try.
Fans of Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin, George and Martha, and Frog and Toad are certain to fall in love with the next adventure in the Hoot & Olive series, Imagine That.
About the Author
Jonathan D. Voss was a portrait artist and graphic designer before becoming a children's book illustrator. Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Sally Walker was his first book. Brave Enough for Two is his author-illustrator debut. He lives in North Carolina with his family.
Praise For Imagine That: A Hoot & Olive Story…
"This tale of friendship and imagination will brighten any rainy day."—School Library Journal
Praise for Brave Enough for Two:
"Brave Enough for Two is an instant classic, as is its enduring message of friendship and pluck." —BookPage
"Find room for this kind and gentle friendship story...perfect for one-on-one and small group sharing." —School Library Journal
"[A] supportive story of friendship and taking chances, illustrated in burnished-toned compositions that take on a cinematic expansiveness." —Publishers Weekly