"The voice is pitch perfect."—The New York Times
"Finding the transcendent in the ordinary . . . The story's central emotions about familial love and joyful, daily milestones will speak to children everywhere."—Starred, Booklist
"A preschooler's ingenuouslength narration of her day is a catalogue of the sweetly ordinary sights and events that make up the lenght and breadth of her reassuringly stable world."—Starred, Kirkus Reviews
"Radiant mixed-media art by a debut illustrator captures the warmth and candor in Jenkins's sparkling slice-of-life tale."—Starred, Publishers Weekly
“Castillo’s slightly impressionistic mixed-media illustrations give viewers a real feel for the youngster’s Brooklyn neighborhood.”—School Library Journal
“It's a valentine to the city and the pleasures of everyday life.” —Bloomberg News
"Readers . . . will be glad to be reminded of the joy to be found in everyday routines."—The Christian Science Monitor
"A sorting... of a full and busy life in a familiar neighborhood...this offers [kids] a model of how they might map their own days and ways."
—Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books
About the Author
EMILY JENKINS is the author of many acclaimed picture books, including two Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Books, Five Creatures and That New Animal. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
LAUREN CASTILLO received her master's degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York City and also lives in Brooklyn, New York.