Synopses & Reviews
Whats waiting for Barry at the end of the walk?
Whats waiting for Barry at the end of the walk? The ridiculous hat his friend Polarhog forces on him? No, thats only a distraction from the real surprise! Kids will crack up over this funny friendship and be all the more moved by the books genuinely poignant ending. From the talented mind of Eisner-nominated cartoonist Renée French, this Level 1 book will be a treat for the youngest beginning readers, to be read aloud with a grown-up or all on their own!
When Barry the bird and his goofy pal Polarhog start off, theres a new adventure around every bend. But when they turn the final corner, the surprise Polarhog has prepared brings a tear to Barrys eyeand yours.
About the Author
Renée French lives in California with her husband Rob in a beige-colored house. The best birthday present she got as a child was a giant box of art supplies as big as her body. Growing up, she would play hooky from school in order to lie on the couch all day and drawwhich, in fact, is exactly what she does all day long now. Renowned as the author of many books of comics for both adults and children (including H Day, Micrographia, and The Ticking), shes been nominated for best artist by the Eisner, Harvey, and Ignatz Awards.