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A Friend for Henry - Jenn Bailey

A Friend for Henry

By: Jenn Bailey, Mika Song (Illustrator)

Hardcover Published: 1st June 2019
ISBN: 9781452167916
Number Of Pages: 36
For Ages: 4+ years old

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Henry, a boy on the autism spectrum, has been on the lookout for a friend in his class. His best efforts are often misunderstood, but after an art project mix-up and a Reading Time setback, Henry finds a way to build a friendship in this charming and reassuring picture book.

About the Author

Jenn Bailey is an author, editor, documentarian, blue-ribbon pie baker, and eager traveler. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri. This is her first picture book.

About the Illustrator

Mika Song is a children's writer and illustrator. She grew up in Manila, Philippines, and Honolulu, Hawaii, before moving to New York, where she worked as an animator prior to making children's books. She lives in New York City.

Industry Reviews

"With sensitivity and thoughtfulness, Bailey explores Henry's literal-minded, analytical personality. her portrayal of what autism might feel like from the inside rings true."
Publishers Weekly

"Whether on the spectrum or not, friends don't have to share everything, just enough, and this book sweetly provides."
Kirkus Reviews

"A simple, upbeat story that might inspire readers to seek out friendship."
School Library Journal

"As diagnosed children on the autistic spectrum increase, so does the need for informative and positive presentations such as this."
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ISBN: 9781452167916
ISBN-10: 1452167915
Audience: Children
For Ages: 4+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 36
Published: 1st June 2019
Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 20.3  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.36

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