- Hardcover: 32 pages
- Publisher: Owlkids (Aug. 15 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1771470755
- ISBN-13: 978-1771470759
- Product Dimensions: 24.1 x 1.9 x 31.8 cm
- Shipping Weight: 540 g
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #222,847 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Kyle Goes Alone Hardcover – Aug 15 2015
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"We all loved this book... the reason we liked it the most was, as Phoenix put it, "Sloths are just cool."" (Andrew Kaufman Globe and Mail 2015-09-04)
"A startlingly informative alternative to the run-of-the-mill potty book." (Kirkus 2015-06-16)
"A nice choice to introduce young listeners to the rainforest and celebrate independence." (School Library Journal)
"Kyle Goes Alone will be an appreciated and well-used addition to a school library collection. Highly recommended." (Canadian Review of Materials)
"Simple and heartwarming...highly recommended." (Midwest Book Review)
"[A] triumph of storytelling, blending scientific non-fiction, collage artistry and sloth-pooping." (CanLit for Little Canadians)
"Thornhill uses gentle humour and a relatable storyline to teach kids about responsibility and overcoming their fears, but the real stars of the book are Ashley Barron's gorgeous paper collage illustrations, which elevate a simple story to a thing of beauty." (Quill & Quire)
"A mix of science and story." (Resource Links)
"Stunningly illustrated...this sweet story would be a wonderful addition to the elementary school library...it could be utilized in conjunction with habitat study, a lesson in friendship and encouragement, or simply read for enjoyment. Highly recommended." (School Library Connection)
"In warm, colorful cut-paper collage, the story takes a creative approach to easing children into potty training and other firsts, with the support of loved ones along the way." (Booklist)
About the Author
JAN THORNHILL’s science, nature, and animal-based books have received multiple honors, most recently the Vicky Metcalf award for her body of work. Jan lives in Peterborough County, Ontario, where she spends her spare time looking for weird fungi in the woods with her dog, Ruby. Ashley Barron moved to Toronto upon graduating from OCAD’s illustration program in 2007. She lives and works as an illustrator from her studio near Kensington market. She uses paper collage to illustrate just about everything for magazines, advertising, and animation. Over the past two years, Ashley illustrated the four Math in Nature books for Owlkids. She is an avid gardener and lover of flora and fauna, the details of which can be found in her art.
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