ANNIE SILVESTRO grew up on the Jersey Shore. After graduating from St. Paul's School and Georgetown University, she moved to New York, where she worked in the editorial departments of Harper's Bazaar, Talk, and Allure magazines. She returned to New Jersey to start a family and to focus on her passion, writing for children. She serves on the committee for the New Jersey chapter of the SCBWI and on the board of Seas It, a cancer charity that promotes recovery through recreation. She lives in Rumson, New Jersey, with her husband and their two sons. TATJANA MAI-WYSS was born in Switzerland and has lived in Europe and the United States. She has illustrated more than a dozen books for children and is also a frequent contributor to Babybug and Ladybug magazines. She won the Giverny Award for Best Science Picture Book for A Tree for Emmy. Tatjana lives in South Carolina with her family. Visit her online at tatjanamaiwyss.com.
"A sweet salute to reading."--Kirkus
"Silvestro's debut picture book is a love letter to the pleasures of reading and libraries, and Mai-Wyss's colorful illustrations are endearing and comforting . . . A lovely and fun addition for every library."--School Library Journal
"makes the pleasures of reading abundantly clear."--Publishers Weekly
"Mai-Wyss' soft, muted watercolor scenes sprinkled with charming, expressive cuddly animals is the perfect complement to Silvestro's enchanting story about the love of books."--Booklist
"will make readers of all ages smile."--Shelf Awareness