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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group


John Himmelman

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)


Blah! Mr. Raisin is a bit of a grump. He lives all alone in a little house, and he likes it that way just fine.

One day, a mysterious basket appears on Mr. Raisin’s doorstep. When he opens it up, it seems there’s nothing inside . . . until he notices a floating dog bobbing along his ceiling.

What follows is a heartwarming, hilarious tale about embracing the unexpected—and finding friendship that takes you to new heights, in John Himmelman's Floaty.

Praise for Floaty

"With just the right mixture of humor and pathos, Himmelman delivers a visually delightful tale that will beguile young audiences." —School Library Journal, starred review

"[An] irresistible tale of a floating dog who wins over a reluctant caregiver. . . . Himmelman’s bold cartoons should draw plenty of laughs as he tracks the evolution of this unconventional human-pet relationship." —Publishers Weekly

The Cow Said Meow

"A menagerie of fun that readers will revisit time and time again." —Kirkus Reviews

Chickens to the Rescue:

"The details in each rescue scene will have everyone laughing." —School Library Journal, starred review

"The joke gets funnier each time you turn the page." —Booklist


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John Himmelman

John Himmelman is the author and illustrator of more than seventy-five books for children, including the Bunjitsu Bunny books, The Cow Said Meow, Chickens to the Rescue, and Duck to the Rescue. He lives in Connecticut with his artist wife, Betsy.

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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