Sara Pennypacker is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Pax; the award-winning Clementine books and its spinoff series, Waylon!; and the acclaimed novel Summer of the Gypsy Moths. She divides her time between Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and Florida. You can visit her online at www.sarapennypacker.com. JON KLASSEN grew up in Niagara Falls and now lives in Los Angeles. He is the Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator of I Want My Hat Back, This Is Not My Hat and We Found a Hat, as well as the illustrator of Sam and Dave Dig a Hole and Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, The Dark by Lemony Snicket, Pax by Sara Pennypacker and The Nest by Kenneth Oppel.
"Pax the book is like Pax the fox: half wild and wholly
beautiful."--New York Times Book Review
"Sometimes an author steps aside from a popular series to break new ground, as evidenced in this arresting novel, at once a wilderness adventure about survival and a philosophical foray into big questions."--San Francisco Chronicle
"A startling work of fiction that should be read-and discussed-by children and adults alike."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"In an exceptionally powerful, if grim story, Pennypacker does a remarkable job of conveying the gritty perspective of a sheltered animal that must instantly learn to live in the wild."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Moving and poetic."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Pennypacker's expert, evenhanded storytelling reveals stunning depth in a relatively small package."--Booklist (starred review)