Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen is the author of many children’s books, including Chicks Rule!, Tyrannosaurus Wrecks!, and Quackenstein Hatches a Family. She lives in New Jersey with her family. Renée Kurilla is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including The Pickwicks’ Picnic. She is also the author-illustrator of One Springy, Singy Day. She lives just south of Boston with her family.
Renée Kurilla is the illustrator of many books for children, including The Pickwicks’ Picnic and the Ada Lace chapter book series. Renée was a lead artist at FableVision Studios for nearly 10 years. She lives just south of Boston with her family.
"True to its musical core, Bardhan-Quallen’s text has a lively spring, which is snappy to read aloud." — Kirkus Reviews
"This title brings a message of courage and growing self-esteem through the support of friends." — School Library Journal
"The theme of working together and empowering one another is sweetly (and comically) portrayed here along with an important early lesson about relying on others when facing a personal struggle." — Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Panel art moves this story of friendship and teamwork along quickly for a lighthearted yet relatable read." — Booklist