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Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator)


List Price: 17.99*
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All Rupert the mouse wants is to star in a beautiful, wordless picturebook. One that’s visually stimulating! With scenic pictures! And style! He has plenty of ideas about what makes a great book, but his friends just WON’T. STOP. TALKING.Children and adults alike will chuckle at this comedic take on bookmaking from acclaimed author-illustrator Ryan T. Higgins.Praise for Mother BruceE. B. White Read-Aloud AwardEzra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor* "[W]ry text and marvelously detailed pictures juxtapose uproariously. . .Visually beautiful, clever, edgy, and very funny."
Kirkus, starred review

* "Ryan T. Higgins's illustrations are extraordinary. . . . [A] hilarious, artful picture book with a nod to foodies great and small."
—Shelf Awareness, starred review

Praise For BE QUIET!

* "[E]ntertainment gold."—<EM>Publishers Weekly</EM>, starred review

* "Higgins has once again drawn up a winner."—<EM>Kirkus Reviews</EM>, starred review

* "This hilarious and fun read-aloud will be a hit at storytime."—<EM>School Library Journal</EM>, starred review


E. B. White Read-Aloud Award


Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor

Disney-Hyperion, 9781484731628, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 4, 2017

About the Author

Ryan T. Higgins ( is the author-illustrator of Mother Bruce, which received the E. B. White Read-Aloud Award and the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor, and its sequel, Hotel Bruce. He lives in Southern Maine with his family and a menagerie of animals -- none of which are talking mice, but he does have a very chatty tortoise.