The Great Day (Hardcover)

By Taro Gomi

Chronicle Books, 9781452111254, 40pp.

Publication Date: March 4, 2014

List Price: 16.99*
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Join in the fun of a child's very busy day, as he jumps, runs, and plays from morning to night. Full of youthful exuberance, Taro Gomi's simple words and vibrant illustrations show all of the action and excitement children find in each new day.

About the Author

Taro Gomi has created more than 350 books for readers of all ages, including Bus Stops, My Friends, Spring Is Here, Scribbles, and Doodles. He lives in Tokyo, Japan.

Praise For The Great Day

"A charming celebration of the pleasures of an ordinary day."--School Library Journal

"The combination of brown-skinned kiddo and Gomi the genius is enough to sell it to me right there."--Elizaebeth Bird, New York Public Library Collections Specialist

"Perfectly suited to repeat bedtime readings."--Booklist

"Original and refreshingly lacking in sugary cuteness-a keeper indeed."---Kirkus Reviews