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Albie Newton

Josh Funk, Ester Garay (Illustrator)


List Price: 16.95*
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"This engaging tale offers messages about being oneself, accepting differences, and forging friendships." --Publishers Weekly

Meet Albie Newton: child genius. He's a whiz at inventing things. But is he inventive enough to figure out how to make friends?

When precocious inventor Albie Newton enters a new preschool, he concocts the perfect plan for making friends. Unfortunately, it involves stealing the hamster's wheel, snatching the wings off of Dave's toy airplane, and generally making a giant mess. Now everyone's angry at Albie Will his new invention delight the other kids enough to make everything right--and finally win their friendship? With this delightful rhyming picture book, favorite author Josh Funk (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast) has written another winner.

Union Square Kids, 9781454922582, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2018

About the Author

Josh Funk is from MA, where he spends his days writing computer language and his free time writing picture book rhymes. He is the author of Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast (Sterling), its sequel, The Case of the Stinky Stench (Sterling), Pirasaurs (Scholastic), and Dear Dragon (Viking). Ester Garay is a children's book illustrator and designer who studied art in Copenhagen and London. She lives in Sitges, Spain, with her pug, Leela.