Groundhug Day (Hardcover)
Disney-Hyperion, 9781484753569, 48pp.
Publication Date: December 5, 2017
Moose is having a Valentine's Day party, and all his friends are so excited Everyone except Groundhog, that is. If Groundhog sees his shadow outside, he'll hide in his hole for six more weeks and miss the party Determined to help their friend join them, Moose, Squirrel, Bunny, and Porcupine put their heads together and come up with a plan. But will it be enough to get Groundhog out to play? This heartwarming picturebook by the author of Vampirina Ballerina, with adorable illustrations by Christopher Denise, is sure to be a hit, whether readers are bursting for spring or snuggling up for six more weeks of winter.
About the Author
Anne Marie Pace (www.annemariepace.com) is the author of Vampirina Ballerina, Vampirina Ballerina Hosts a Sleepover, and Vampirina at the Beach, as well as several other picturebooks. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, with her husband and children, most of whom like hugs. Christopher Denise (www.christopherdenise.com) is the illustrator of many critically acclaimed books for young readers including Alison McGhee's Firefly Hollow, Rosemary Wells's Following Grandfather, and Betsy Devany's Lucy Lovey, as well as several in Brian Jacques's award-winning Redwall series. His books have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list and have been recognized by Bank Street College of Education, Parents' Choice Foundation, and the Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition. Christopher lives in Rhode Island with his wife and three daughters, who all give excellent hugs.