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100 Things That Make Me Happy

Amy Schwartz


List Price: 16.95*
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Celebrate small joys with this delightful picture book from the author of 100 Things I Love to Do with You and 100 Things I Know How to Do
Hula hoops!
Double scoops!
Grandpa tools!
Swimming pools!
From beloved author Amy Schwartz comes this endearing tribute to 100 everyday things worth celebrating. Readers young and old will get lost in the loving details of each illustration, and the warmth of the simple pleasures that surround us all. A poster on the back of the book jacket features all 100 things as a collectible keepsake.

Praise For 100 Things That Make Me Happy

"It is a book chock-full of fun—what more could one want?"
— Kirkus Reviews

"The tightly rendered illustrations, which usually appear in twos or three against white backgrounds, have a refreshing emotional reticence; the kids' happiness is shown as matter-of-fact and grounded rather than euphoric or manic. And then there are the descriptions themselves, eloquent in their unfussiness...Schwartz isn't the first to try a compendium of this sort, but she sets a new benchmark."
— Publishers Weekly

"A fun, engaging read."
— School Library Journal

"Schwartz’s distinctive pictures in brilliant colors would make anyone happy...a magical romp through the senses and delights of being human."
— Booklist

"It’s all very, very sweet, but with the occasional offbeat example that will satisfy out-of-the-box thinkers."
— The Horn Book Magazine

Abrams Appleseed, 9781419705182, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 7, 2014

About the Author

Amy Schwartz has written a number of award-winning picture books. She has created two New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of the Year and a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. She has won the Christopher Award, the Charlotte Zolotow Award, and the National Jewish Book Award, among others. Amy was born and raised in California, and now lives with her family in Brooklyn.