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After Squidnight

Jonathan E. Fenske, Jonathan Fenske (Illustrator)


List Price: 12.99*
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From the creator of the award-winning A Pig, a Fox, and a Box comes a sly, silly picture book about artistic squids that will get every reader giggling!

Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor-winning author and illustrator Jonathan Fenske's appealing illustration style and clever text make this intriguing book a must-have for every young reader's shelf.

When the clock strikes midnight, a squad of squids creeps out of the ocean--and over to your house! Their mission? To leave their inky mark by drawing on walls, the floor, and even your toys. This rhyming tale showcases a crew of creative creatures as they make art (or maybe just a mess) and leave you to deal with the consequences!

Praise For After Squidnight


A 2020 Summer Okra Pick

"...the perfect slightly slimy thrill for fans of Aaron Reynolds’ Creepy Carrots and Creepy Pair of Underwear." —BCCB

"Funny, doom-filled bedtime reading at its best." —School Library Journal

Penguin Workshop, 9781524793081, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 28, 2020

About the Author

Jonathan Fenske (he/him) is a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor-winning author and illustrator who has created several Penguin Young Readers, including Love Is in the Air; Guppy Up!; Woodward and McTwee; A Pig, a Fox, and a Box; A Pig, a Fox, and Stinky Socks; We Need More Nuts!; and Please, No More Nuts! He is also the author and illustrator of I Will Race You Through This Book! He lives in Simpsonville, South Carolina.