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Be a Friend (Hardcover)

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    Dennis loves dressing and acting like a mime! He's not a big talker but from his actions
    you can tell he's lonely. In comes Joy! She's different from Dennis and that's OK! Be a friend is an adorable tale of friendship that encourages individuality and imagination! (Crystal)


    — From Crystal


    From Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon comes a lush, heartwarming story of unbreakable friendship and celebrating what makes you unique.

    Dennis is an ordinary boy who expresses himself in extraordinary ways. Some children do show-and-tell. Dennis mimes his. Some children climb trees. Dennis is happy to BE a tree . . . But being a mime can be lonely. It isn't until Dennis meets a girl named Joy that he discovers the power of friendship--and how special he truly is

    From the beloved author/illustrator of the Penguin and Bear series comes a heartwarming story of self-acceptance, courage, and unbreakable friendship for anyone who has ever felt "different."

    About the Author

    Salina Yoon is an award-winning author/illustrator of nearly 150 books for children, such as Penguin and Pinecone, Penguin on Vacation, Penguin in Love, Penguin and Pumpkin, Penguin's Big Adventure, Penguin's Christmas Wish, Found, Stormy Night, Bear's Big Day, and Be a Friend, as well as the Duck, Duck, Porcupine chapter book series--including the Geisel Honor winner My Kite is Stuck!. She studied art and design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and now lives in San Diego with her family.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9781619639515
    ISBN-10: 1619639513
    Publisher: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
    Publication Date: January 5th, 2016
    Pages: 40
    Language: English