for The Worst Best Friend by Alexis O'Neill and Laura Huliska-Beith
Exuberant illustrations and rhythmic text bounce off the pages in this frank and funny look at the challenges and rewards of friendship. A perfect read-aloud to share with all friends again and again.
RAVES FOR THE RECESS QUEEN!
"smart, sassy, and energetic." --School Library Journal
"[A] lively story about the power of kindness and friendship. --Publisher's Weekly
"O'Neill's text brims with fun-to-say phrases that fit a rollicking rhythm....Huliska-Beith's memorable Jean busts out of the pages...swirling prespectives in the gouache and collage artwork provide a sense of movement....And humorous details...convey the underlying drama of the situation." --Los Angeles Times