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YOU WILL BE MY FRIEND!

By Peter Brown (Hardcover Book, 2011)
Today is the day the exuberant Lucy is going to make a new friend! But she finds it's harder than she had thought--she accidentally ruins the giraffe's breakfast and is much too big for the frogs' pond. Just when she's about to give up, an unexpected friend finds her, and loves her just the way she is.

This heartwarming story offers a unique and humor-filled spin on the all-important themes of persistence and friendship.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $18.00 US/$20.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316070300

    • On Sale Date: 09/05/2011

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book

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Today is the day the exuberant Lucy is going to make a new friend! But she finds it's harder than she had thought--she accidentally ruins the giraffe's breakfast and is much too big for the frogs' pond. Just when she's about to give up, an unexpected friend finds her, and loves her just the way she is.

This heartwarming story offers a unique and humor-filled spin on the all-important themes of persistence and friendship.

Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, including Children Make Terrible Pets and The Curious Garden. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Creepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, and a Children's Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year. Peter's website is www.peterbrownstudio.com.

  • Peter Brown: You Will Be My Friend!

  • "Finding a friend is less a matter of sheer will than quiet acceptance in this charming new work...Handlettered speech balloons and wood borders give the book a rustic but friendly feel, with endpapers that should not be missed." (Kirkus Reviews).

  • "I click with this book. Brown has pushed his style past its smoother beginnings...into a  homemade hybrid of pencil and construction paper and even wood. Who knows how he does it, really? The appeal of YOU WILL BE MY FRIEND! is as deep a mystery as friendship, but I'm not interested in delving into its mysteries. I just want to take it to lunch." (Daniel Handler in The New York Times).

  • Praise for Children Make Terrible Pets:
    New York Times Bestseller
    New York Times Best Illustrated Book

    "Young children may find the role reversal hilarious" (Kirkus).

  • "Joyfully animated illustrations" (The New York Times Book Review).

  • "Tongue-in-cheek role reversal" (Publishers Weekly).

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YOU WILL BE MY FRIEND!
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $18.00 US/$20.00 CAN
  • Pages: 40
  • Physical Dimensions: 8-1/2" x 11"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316070300
  • On Sale Date: 09/05/2011
YOU WILL BE MY FRIEND!