Where Is Milo's Ball? (Board Books)

By Mike Austin (Illustrator)

Blue Apple Books, 9781609052096, 16pp.

Publication Date: May 22, 2012



A interactive mystery helps young kids learn to identify six shapes. This charming let's-find-it story, with gatefolds, features two friends on a mission--with a tangle and a twist. Part guessing game, part shape primer, part friendship and novelty story, kids will learn about different shapes in an organic way as a missing ball of string (the circle) gets unraveled, then wrapped back up. Off the page secret going's-on add to the fun of this smart and innovative concept book that never screams "here is a lesson

About the Author

Mike Austin is an award winning-illustrator and graphic designer. Originally from Pennsylvania, he now lives in Hawaii with his wife, illustrator Jing Jing Tsong, their two children, and a cat named Milo. His first digital children's book app "A Present for Milo" has garnered raves and recognition on NPR, USA TODAY and MSNBC. "A Present for Milo" is the recipient of both the Parents' Choice and Mom's Choice Awards. The author lives in Hawaii.

Praise For Where Is Milo's Ball?

Praise for Mike Austin's digital children's book app, A Present for Milo:

"...a Next Gen version of a lift-the-flap Spot story, this digital cat-and-mouse chase features...hidden surprises in every scene." -- Kirkus Reviews