Welcome to Morningtown (Board book)
Bloomsbury Children's Books, 9781547604067, 32pp.
Publication Date: June 2, 2020
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Greet the new day with the adorable animal families of Morningtown in this sweet, classically inspired picture book!
Welcome to Morningtown!
In Morningtown, animal families of all shapes and sizes are waking up to a shiny new day. They get up out of fluffy beds, hard beds, and secret beds. They hop, splash, and flutter through their morning routines, getting ready for whatever the day holds.
One thing is certain--every day is a beautiful day in Morningtown!
About the Author
Blake Liliane Hellman is the author of two other picture books--Something Smells! and forthcoming Cuddle Monkey. She lives in Seattle with her husband, Steven, the illustrator of this book.
Steven Henry (né D'Amico) is the illustrator of several picture books for children, including the award-winning Ella the Elegant Elephant, It's Raining Bats & Frogs, and All Kinds Of Kisses. He currently serves as an art director at Committee for Children, a non-profit organization promoting social and emotional learning for kids.
Praise For Welcome to Morningtown…
“Softly colored, detailed cartoon illustrations bring to mind some of the more gently themed animated films of long ago . . . very young readers will enjoy seeing the everyday activities and the gentle spirits of these animal counterparts.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Pleasantly harmonized words and pictures make this a winsome start-of-day read-aloud.” —Publishers Weekly
“The enthusiastic and simple text serves as a reassuring reminder to young readers . . . that there are many exciting things waiting for us out in the day.” —School Library Journal