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A spritely read-aloud about the challenges - and joys - of collaboration Fastidious Mouse has one idea about how to tell a story. Free-spirited Frog has another. What happens when Frog crashes into Mouse's story with some wild ideas? Chaos!...followed by the discovery that working together means being willing to compromise - and that listening to one another can lead to the most beautiful stories of all. In her best book yet, the visionary creator of Blue Chicken and The Story of Fish and Snail has crafted another subtle, clever book-about-books that's also a delightfully entertaining story featuring adorable characters who will win readers' hearts.



About the Author

Deborah Freedman

Deborah Freedman was an architect once-upon-a-time, but now she loves to build worlds in children's picture books. She is the author and illustrator of SCRIBBLE, BLUE CHICKEN, THE STORY OF FISH & SNAIL, BY MOUSE & FROG, and SHY. Her next book, THIS HOUSE, ONCE, will be published by Atheneum on February 28, 2017. Deborah lives in a colorful house in Connecticut, where she is always busy writing and drawing.

Please visit www.deborahfreedman.net to learn more about Deborah and her work.

THIS HOUSE, ONCE:
"Tender, comforting, and complex." - Kirkus Reviews, ?starred review

SHY:
"An exquisite treasure for bashful readers, animal lovers, and anyone who's ever wanted a friend." - Kirkus Reviews, ?starred review

BY MOUSE & FROG
"Freedman's story speaks to power of creative passion and the rewards of playing well with others." - Publishers Weekly, ?starred review

THE STORY OF FISH AND SNAIL:
"This marvelous metabook shines in both concept and beauty." - Kirkus Reviews, ?starred review

BLUE CHICKEN:
"Full of surprise and emotion..." - School Library Journal, ?starred review

SCRIBBLE:
"... a clever gem of a book" - Publishers Weekly



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