My Thumb by Karen HesseMy Thumb by Karen Hesse

My Thumb

byKaren HesseIllustratorRich Deas

Picture Books | July 26, 2016

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I love my thumb, I truly do,
it tastes of pears and carrot stew.
It's like a hug, an "I love you."
My mom hoped in a year or two
there'd be some things that I outgrew,
and some I have, but never you.

Kids who suck their thumbs know there's nothing better. NOTHING! Here is a fun picture book ode to the thumb by Newbery Medalist Karen Hesse, with art by Feiwel and Friends Creative Director Rich Deas.

Karen Hesse is the author of numerous novels and picture books for children, including Out of the Dust, which won the Newbery Medal. Her recent books for Feiwel and Friends are Brooklyn Bridge and Safekeeping. She lives in Vermont. Rich Deas is the creative director of Feiwel and Friends. He's illustrated several picture books, includi...
Title:My ThumbFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 9.89 × 7.58 × 0.35 inPublished:July 26, 2016Publisher:Feiwel & FriendsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312671202

ISBN - 13:9780312671204


Editorial Reviews

"Hesse's redheaded narrator begins and ends this book as an unrepentant thumb sucker, but it's her very intransigence that makes this tribute to the First Digit so refreshing. Even if there are hints that she won't be a thumb sucker forever ("You make it hard to run,/ and beat a drum,/ and eat a plum"), this is a girl who knows what she wants." - Publishers Weekly