The New Neighbors (Hardcover)

By Sarah McIntyre

Penguin Workshop, 9781524789961, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 26, 2019

List Price: 17.99*
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Spring 2019 Kids Indie Next List

“The bunny family is very excited to meet their new neighbors, the rats. The other animal neighbors aren’t so thrilled when they hear the news — they have unkind and embellished ideas of what their rat neighbors might be like. As all the tenants go downstairs to meet them, they’re in for a surprise! This is a busy, colorful book with detailed interior illustrations of each animal’s house, plus a lesson on not judging somebody before you meet them yourself.”
— Andrew King, University Book Store, Seattle, WA
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New neighbors have moved into the ground floor of a bustling apartment building. The bunnies upstairs are excited, but what will the other residents think? Sarah McIntyre's funny, light-hearted tale reveals there's no room for prejudice.

The bunnies upstairs are thrilled to find out that rats have moved into the first-floor apartment. But when other neighbors discover the news, excitement soon turns to jitters, panic, and worse! As the residents descend the stairs to investigate, the rats prepare a yummy dessert. Will all of the animals make the rats leave, or can fear be conquered with delicious, homemade cake?

About the Author

Sarah McIntyre is an award-winning author and illustrator originally from Seattle, Washington. Her books have received the Bishop's Stortford Picture Book Award, the UKLA Book Award, the Sheffield Children's Book Award, the Leeds Graphic Novel Award, and more.