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The Not-So Great Outdoors by Madeline Kloepper

The Not-So Great Outdoors

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The Not-So Great Outdoors by Madeline Kloepper
Hardcover $17.99
May 14, 2019 | ISBN 9780735264175

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On Quill & Quire’s Kidlit Spring Preview 2019, Picture Books
One of the New York Public Library’s Best Books for Kids 2019

PRAISE FOR The Not-So Great Outdoors:

“Watching this protagonist’s reluctant change of heart won’t get old; neither will the beckoning scenes of the great outdoors.” –Kirkus Reviews

“The book has a clever and convincing structure … Kloepper’s color palette is gorgeous and deep.” –Imaginary Elevators

“The illustrations take up a full spread of pages and are so lush and enticing that they will make even the most staunch opponent of the outdoors agree that nature can still be beautiful and appealing.” –CM Magazine 

“This is an unexpected love letter to nature that explicitly encourages children to consider the relationship between text and pictures.” –Quill & Quire

“The illustrations are intricate and beautifully done. This book will appeal to a niche group who appreciate detailed drawings to help tell the story.” —School Library Journal

“It makes for an entertaining game of I spy if one looks for the items on each page . . . . The story inspires children to appreciate nature.” —Resource Links

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