What If You Wish? (HarperCollins/Coming in Winter 2024)
From the creator of Blob comes a gentle tale of a child who embarks on a magical journey and transforms their worries into optimistic wonder.
When a spring breeze blows,
a quiet promise whispers,
As spring approaches, there is a lot of curiosity in the air, which sparks the imagination of a young child. However, when storm clouds fill the sky, they begin to worry and wonder, “What if.” After asking the question enough, the child learns the true power of positive thinking, perseverance, and wonder.
Blob (HarperCollins/Available Now!)
A humorous picture book featuring a blob (n. a creature that can be anything they want) about embracing who we are and the many things we can be.
Blob is a creature of indeterminate kind. Blob can be a giraffe, cotton candy, and even an octopus. It’s not until a certain someone continuously calls them “Bob” that Blob starts to question who they really are.
After a series of funny yet enlightening discoveries about all the possible things they can be, Blob realizes that the best thing to be is . . .
(With the L.)
Author, artist, and auntie Anne Appert creates an irresistible story sure to please fans of What If, Pig?, Tiny T. Rex, and other hilariously charming and meaningful picture books.
"An 'ambiguous being' with a focused future makes for a fine role model."
A perfectly paced, relatable comedy sure to tickle the preschool set with its exuberant illustrations and message of self-actualization.
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