About the Author
Chris Barton is the author of books including bestseller Shark vs. Train, the Mighty Truck series, and acclaimed nonfiction such as The Day-Glo Brothers, Whoosh! and What Do You Do with a Voice Like That? Chris lives in Austin, Texas, where he has advocated for greater diversity in children's literature by cofounding the Modern First Library program with BookPeople. For more information about him, please visit www.chrisbarton.info.
Shanda (rhymes with panda) McCloskey is the author-illustrator of the STEM-friendly tales: DOLL-E 1.0 and T-BONE THE DRONE. She studied art in Atlanta and New York City, and now lives in Ball Ground, GA with two cool daughters, an awesome husband, and a scruffy dog named Jovie. Shanda loves visiting schools and invites you to visit and download free activities at ShandaMc.com.
"A friendship story for the young and vicious."Kirkus
*"Frustrated expectations have seldom been so funny; Barton's misdirections are beautifully timed, and McCloskey's digitally enhanced pencil-and-watercolor drawings are bright and exuberant."Publishers Weekly, starred review
"This book teaches readers toexpress and appreciate differences
, value unlikely and unexpected friendships, and be proud of yourself and your loved ones for things you succeed at."Booklist
"Sure to be a favorite at bedtime and storytime."BCCB