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An extraordinary search-and-find that delivers the hum and intrigue found in a city's multitudes..."Kirkus Reviews

"...charming, immersive, superbly detailed saga."Washington Post

"Stories within stories unfold in the dazzling black-and white cross-hatched art..."New York Times

"Cole's meticulous black-and-white illustrations offer a wealth of details for poring over..."School Library Journal

gets 3 starred reviews
Cole's black-and-white illustrations overflow with delightful details.School Library Journal
Cole's pencil-and-ink crosshatch artwork is an intricate marvel...Booklist
When child and cat finally reunite, the sweet relief feels immediate and intimate--and all that looking so very much worth it.Kirkus
...the black-and-white drawings are busy and intricate, intensifying the challenge of finding a boy's missing pet in each brimming tableau.New York Times

"His amusing cartoon animal designs and soft palette choice establish a tone that supports this lesson, making the outcome plausible."School Library Journal

"Cole delivers a genuinely funny moment, with Eddie thoroughly nonplussed and unexpectedly redirected. Cole's exaggeratedly comic characters pull off this otherwise pat reversal."Kirkus Reviews

"Illustrations of anthropomorphic animals are very well done and show differences among children without judgment."Foreword Reviews

gets big kudos
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STARRED Review from Publishers Weekly!

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Bogart and Vinnie - A Completely Made-Up Story of True Friendship

STARRED Review from Publishers Weekly!

"It's a witty, bighearted story that makes full use of this duo's comic talents..."
"Moving and emotionally charged, the book is capped with a powerful close-up of the child's face on the rear cover with the legend “What would you do if you had the chance to help a person find freedom?"
Unspoken by Henry Cole

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2013 Carol Otis Hurst Prize

New York Times Best
Illustrated Books of 2012

ALA Notable Book 2012

Chicago Public Library
Best of the Best Children's Books of 2012

2012 Upstanders Award

2013 Virginia
Jefferson Cup Award

Junior Book Guild Selection 2012

Parents Choice Gold Award

Florida Book Gold Award

School Library Journal
Best Books of 2012

Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year

White Ravens of 2013

Bank Street College of Education's Best Children's Books of 2013

2013 NCTE Notable Children's Books in Language Arts

2013-14 Pennsylvania Keystone to Reading Book Award

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Publishers Weekly

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School Library Journal

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"Cole's brilliant colors and rounded shapes done in acrylic paints and colored pencil extend the fun, drawing children into the action and offering additional occasions for storytime and classroom discussion."
I Know a Wee Piggy
earns another star
to go with his blue ribbon!
I Know a Wee Piggy by Kimberly Norman

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