New Shoes by Chris RaschkaNew Shoes by Chris Raschka

New Shoes

byChris RaschkaIllustratorChris Raschka

Hardcover | May 1, 2018

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Two-time Caldecott Medalist and New York Times–bestselling picture book creator Chris Raschka pays tribute to one of the most quintessential events of childhood—getting new shoes—in this boldly illustrated and inspiring book for the youngest reader.

When a young child discovers a hole in a sneaker, mother and child embark on a big childhood adventure—a trip to the store to pick out new shoes.

From having feet measured and making a selection to finally showing off the new shoes to a friend, this momentous child moment is treated with respect, excitement, and page-turning energy in a wonderfully age-appropriate picture book.

Caldecott Medalist and New York Times–bestselling picture book creator Chris Raschka joyfully captures the event from the child’s point of view. New Shoes is a preschool classic in the making.

Chris Raschka was born in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania on March 6, 1959. He received a B.A. from St. Olaf College in 1981. Before becoming a full-time author, he was an art teacher in St. Croix, Virgin Islands and a freelance artist, cartoonist, and editorial illustrator. He is an author and illustrator of children's books including Yo! Ye...
Title:New ShoesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 9.5 × 0.25 inPublished:May 1, 2018Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062657526

ISBN - 13:9780062657527

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Editorial Reviews

“[A] simple joyous celebration...a perfect choice for preschoolers as well as new readers. ...A lovely, original book about a familiar rite of growing up, perfect for one-on-one and small group sharing.”