Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, March 12, 2012:
“Her [McElmurry] text and watercolor artwork capture the exuberance of the creative spirit alongside the quirks of a character accepting his limitations…the scenes will have readers longing for crisp autumn air.”
About the Author
JILL MCELMURRY is the author and illustrator of I'm Not a Baby!, Mad About Plaid,
and Mess Pets.
Her art for Florence Parry Heide's The One and Only Marigold,
"infuses even more humor into the already laugh-out-loud stories," said Kirkus Reviews,
in a starred review. She is also the illustrator of Alice Schertle's Little Blue Truck,
Lillian Moore's I'm Small and Other Verses,
Dayle Ann Dodds's The Kettles Get New Clothes,
Ruthie Knapp's Who Stole Mona Lisa?,
and Stephanie Spinner's It's A Miracle!: A Hanukkah Storybook.
Visit her at jillmcelmurry.com.