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This imaginative picture book, filled with rocket ships and dreams of flying to the moon, is perfect for fans of Not A Box and Harold and the Purple Crayon.

CRASH! A young boy has made a mess, and his mother sends him to his room for a Time Out. But is Time Out really such a punishment? Not when you have a spaceship to board, a starry sky to visit, and a moon to circle around!

With a bedroom full of boxes-turned-spaceship, an off-page mother counting down the Time Out, and a little boy who simply refuses to sit still, this adorable picture book celebrates imagination and brings readers along on a trip through the outer reaches of our planet and our minds.

Praise for Time Out:

★ "Barba's artwork weds Miro's palette to James Marshall's glee, and her bold black lines are fueled by imaginative power."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Totally fun, visually startling, and a paean to creative thinking."--Kirkus Reviews

Praise for When Your Elephant Comes to Play:

"An excellent addition to any collection, this appealing tale is full of humor and easily extends imaginative play."--Kirkus

"A story as irrepressible as the cross-species pals it stars."--Publishers Weekly

"A pleasant read about a little boy's big imagination, with creative, colorful spreads that will stay with readers long after the story ends."--BOOKLIST

"A fun addition for picture book collections." --School Library Journal



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