Synopses & Reviews
A rollicking, rhyming, and inspirational picture book perfect for fans of Oh, the Places You'll Go andevery child who is frustrated by what they can't do... YET
Each of us, from the day we're born, is accompanied by a special companion — the Yet. Can't tie your shoes? Yet Can't ride a bike? Yet Can't play the bassoon? Don't worry, Yet is there to help you out.
The Magical Yet is the perfect tool for parents and educators to turn a negative into a positive when helping children cope with the inevitable difficult learning moments we all face. Whether a child or an adult, this encouraging and uplifting book reminds us that we all have things we haven't learned...yet
?With splashy artwork and catchy rhymes, the creators give families and educators a tool that spurs kids on to success.” Publishers Weekly
"The artwork is powerful and detailed....A solid if message-driven conversation starter about the hard parts of learning." Kirkus Reviews
“The positive outcomes brought on by practice and perseverance are sure to inspire readers to never give up. A lovely addition to picture-book collections.” Booklist
"With bright colorful, illustrations and an inspirational message, this 2021 picture book is a great substitute for Dr. Seuss's popular Oh, the Places You'll Go! " Bookriot
About the Author
Angela Diterlizzi never forgets her Magical Yet, especially when she wrote more than ten drafts to this book just right. She's written other books, too, including Just Add Glitter, Some Bugs, Some Pets, and Baby Love. She lives with her husband, best-selling author-illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi, and their daughter in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Lorena Alvarez was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, and studied graphic design at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. She has illustrated for children's books (including the Carmen series by Anika Denise and Nightlights, a comic book that Lorena also wrote), independent publications, advertising, and fashion magazines. Since 2008, she has been part of La Procesión Puppet Club, an experimental puppetry group of illustrators and visual artists.