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"I'm bored," said Tic.

"Me too," said Tac.

What do two bored badgers do when they've done everything, including driving their mother around the bend?

Laundry, of course.

What could possibly go wrong?

In this spirited picture book, Tic and Tac, two adorable badgers, get a little carried away while helping their mom out with the laundry.

A Neal Porter Book

About the Author

Jessixa Bagley

Jessixa Bagley grew up in Portland, OR. Upon graduating college with a BFA in painting and printmaking, she decided to follow her childhood dreams of being picture book maker. Her professional career has been steeped in comics, fine art, and illustration. Jessixa's love of books and storytelling are inspired by classic storybooks and her childhood experiences in the Pacific Northwest. Her debut picture book, Boats for Papa, earned many accolades and awards including a Fall 2015 Junior Library Guild Selection, the SCBWI 2016 Golden Kite Award for Best Picture Book Text as well a the 2016 Washington State Scandiuzzi Children's Book Award. Her picture book, Laundry Day, was not only a Junior Library Guild Selection for Fall 2016 but it also received a 2018 Ezra Jack Keats Honor Award for Writing. She loves hamburgers and making things out of cardboard. She lives in Seattle, WA her husband, son, and a slew of houseplants that all have names.

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