Leslie Helakoski is the author of The Smushy Bus and Big Chickens, a Junior Library Guild selection. Born and raised near New Orleans, Leslie Helakoski received a degree in advertising from the University of Louisiana and one in illustration from Northern Michigan University. She now lives in Lawton, Michigan, with her family.
Lee Harper is an artist, teacher, and storyteller. Looking for the Easy Life is his fourth picture book. Lee also illustrated woolbur, by Leslie Helakoski, with "lumpy, expressive ovines, especially the wild-wooled Woolbur," that brought the "delightful tale of independence to life" (Kirkus Reviews); Turkey Trouble, by Wendi Silvano; and Snow! Snow! Snow!, the first book he both wrote and illustrated. Lee lives in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, with his family.
Its about begin yourself, being free to do things different, and embracing your uniqueness. I highly recommend this book! Very sweet!Published 2 months ago by K. Godfrey
Not only will children love this book but all the spinners and knitters in the world. It teaches a great lesson.Published 2 months ago by Zadie Jackson
The illustrations are adorable, but this is one more children's book that makes the parents out to be bad guys. Be warned of that. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jim and Ellen Chappell
Woolbur was hilarious and he was very different from other sheep. He looked so strange. This is definitely one of my favorite books. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Emily Cox
I love this story of a lamb finding himself and liking what he finds. The author's ability to search out and find a child's insecurities about fitting in is on spot. Read morePublished 3 months ago by J. Barnhart
A wonderful tale that transcends the questions of integrating those who are different from our self and how community can be built through appreciation. Read morePublished 3 months ago by LeonCarapetyan
I love reading this book to my grandsons. This book is well-written and holds the attention of both small children and those reading to them. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mimi
This is one of the best children's books. It has great illustrations through out. It also has a great underlying message that we should not be so uptight as parents.Published 8 months ago by Andy T Blood