byNORTON JUSTERIllustratorG. Brian Karas

Picture Books | October 25, 2011

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Written by the acclaimed author of The Phantom Tollbooth, this Amazon Best Picture Book of the Year is a simply told story about a boy who moves to a new neighborhood and finds a unique way to make friends. With whimsical illustrations by award-winning illustrator G. Brian Karas, here is a read-aloud that's great for storytime, and is sure to be a hit among fans of Juster, Karas, and anyone who is "the new kid on the block."

“[T]his ingenious foray into breaking into a new neighborhood makes for an amusing and appealing story.” —School Library Journal
NORTON JUSTER is the acclaimed author of the children's novel The Phantom Tollbooth, and the Caldecott-winning picture book, The Hello, Goodbye Window, among others. His book The Dot and the Line was made into an Academy Award winning film. He was also a practicing architect until his retirement.G. BRIAN KARAS is the prolific, versatil...
Title:NevilleFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 8.81 × 11.69 × 0.39 inPublished:October 25, 2011Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375867651

ISBN - 13:9780375867651


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Neville will keep you guessing :) A great book especially if your moving or just to teach kids about meeting new people. I really recommend picking this one up. The kids had fun right to the very last page.
Date published: 2018-04-28

Editorial Reviews

Starred Review, School Library Journal, September 2011:"...this ingenious foray into breaking into a new neighborhood makes for an amusing and appealing story."Starred Review, Booklist, October 15, 2011:"The story’s simple charm comes to life in Juster’s well-paced, spare language. Karas’ deft mixed-media sketches carry remarkable weight. A harmonious blend of text and illustration, this is a warm, reassuring choice for all children who know the anxieties that come with big life changes."