Pip & Pup (Hardcover)
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9781627793940, 32pp.
Publication Date: April 24, 2018
An adorable baby chick and puppy become barnyard friends in this wordless picture book from Newbery Honor author Eugene Yelchin.
Across the barnyard, Pip the chick spots a new friend to play with—Pup! But Pup isn't sure he likes how Pip plays—too rough. These two friends will weather the storm though. A bright, fun celebration of spring and friendship!
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About the Author
Eugene Yelchin is the author and illustrator of The Haunting of Falcon House, Arcady's Goal, and the Newbery Honor Book Breaking Stalin's Nose. He has also illustrated several books for children, including Crybaby, Who Ate All the Cookie Dough?, and Won Ton. He lives in California with his wife and children.
Praise For Pip & Pup…
"A delightful tale that invites interpretation and almost demands giggles at the antics of the expressive chick and puppy." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on Pip & Pup
"Children will delight in the whimsical pictures of the resilient and clever chick, discouraged by no obstacle. Yelchin’s quirky illustrations in pastel colors and graphite are delightful. His characters’ expressive faces and bodies create a story which needs no words to convey their lively friendship." —Booklist on Pip & Pup
"Yelchin’s visual humor here is spot-on for preschoolers; his wordless storytelling is flawless; and his palette of spring colors and use of colored pencils and oil pastels on highly textured paper bring life and energy to the page." —The Horn Book on Pip & Pup
"This story is perfect for a quick but quiet burst of adventure before bedtime." —Bookpage on Pip & Pup