I Don't Like Koala (Hardcover)

By Sean Ferrell, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9781481400688, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 2015

List Price: 17.99*
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What's not to love about a cute, cuddly...creepy toy koala? This is the story of a boy and the stuffed animal he just can't seem to shake.

Adam does not like Koala. Koala is a little creepy.

Adam tries explaining this to his parents. He tries putting Koala away--far away. He tries taking Koala on a long, long walk. Nothing works. Will Adam ever be rid of Koala?

This darkly funny debut picture book from Sean Ferrell and Charles Santoso celebrates imagination and bravery while addressing a universal childhood dilemma: what to do about that one stuffed animal who just won't stop staring at you.

About the Author

Sean Ferrell is a writer in Brooklyn. He has published novels and short stories and likes to look for koalas in the parks and coffee shops. Charles Santoso has worked as an illustrator on animated films and television commercials. His drawings and paintings have been exhibited in Australia, North America, France, and Bulgaria. Charles lives and works in Sydney, Australia, and he loves Koala. You can visit him at CharlesSantoso.com.