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Best Day Ever!

Marilyn Singer, Leah Nixon (Illustrator)


List Price: 17.99*
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A sweet dog-loves-kid/kid-loves-dog story, in which the kid uses a wheelchair, from an award-winning children’s poet and talented debut illustrator.

This playful puppy thinks she’s having the best day ever! She's so happy to be out with her friend, she doesn't even realize that she's being a little naughty. But then he scolds her, and suddenly—Worst. Day. Ever. Will puppy be able to make amends and turn their day back around?

Join an exuberant, boundary-pushing pup and her exasperated boy in this reassuring story about unconditional love and the challenges of trying to always be on your best behavior.

Clarion Books, 9781328987839, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 29, 2021

About the Author

Marilyn Singer is the author of more than one hundred books for children, including the Tallulah books. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and Washington, Connecticut. Visit her online at

Leah Nixon graduated with an BFA in Painting from Washington University in St. Louis and is co-owner of the stationery company Tiny & Snail. She was involved in a severe construction accident while working with Habitat for Humanity that left her paralyzed from the armpits down. One of the first questions she asked when she awoke in the ICU was, "Can I still draw?" Painting, art, and her dog, Lucy, have played a major part in her recovery. Leah advocates online for art and accessibility, and lives in Rapid City, South Dakota.  Instagram:@tinyhome_maker