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Yard Sale

By Eve Bunting
Illustrated by Lauren Castillo

“While the topic of moving is covered in a multitude of picture books, this one looks at it from a difficult perspective that most authors choose to avoid or gloss over.” — School Library Journal (starred review)

Almost everything Callie’s family owns is in their front yard — their furniture, their potted flowers, even Callie’s bike. They can’t stay in this house and are moving to a smaller apartment where most of their things won’t fit, so today they are having a yard sale. With sensitivity and grace, Eve Bunting and Lauren Castillo portray an event at once familiar and difficult, making clear that a home isn’t about what you have, but whom you hold close.

  • A subtle, honest look at what economic hardship might feel like to a young child.
  • Lauren Castillo's gentle and approachable art is a perfect fit for the subject matter.
  • Eve Bunting has written more than 250 books for children, many of which tackle difficult topics with sensitivity and clarity. This is her first book with Candlewick.

About the author

Eve Bunting is the author of many beloved books for children, including Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, which won a Caldecott Medal. She lives in Pasadena, California.

About the illustrator

Lauren Castillo has illustrated many books for children, including Happy Like Soccer by Maribeth Boelts. She lives in Maryland.

ISBN: 9780763693053
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: April 1, 2017
Dimensions: 215 x 259mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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