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Home by Alex T. Smith

In a house that is a home live four best friends—One, Two, Three, and Four. They live happily ever after, until . . . One wants to move to the sea and become a pirate. Two would rather live at the top of a mountain and yodel. Three wants to move into a cave and collect creepy-crawlies. And Four yearns to go to the big city and boogie-woogie all night long.
The friends can’t agree on what to do, so they go their separate ways and take different parts of the house with them. When they’re gone, all that’s left is the roof! But they quickly realize . . . there’s no place like home.
A warm and humorously illustrated picture book that proves home is where the heart is!

A couple of years ago I reviewed this adorable story about these four best friends and had high hopes that the Turkeybird and Littlebug would fall in love with it. Well, they have! It’s a huge hit in our home and I’m excited to share more stories by Alex T. Smith as time goes on.

Recently the author/illustrator was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize for 2012 for his book Claude in the City. First of all, congratulations go to Alex! Second of all I know we’ll be picking it up as soon as possible because I’m certain it’s going to be fantastic! Check out more about his book series Claude by visiting the website.

PS…Do be sure to stop by the author’s blog, he has the most fabulous illustrations posted each week and my favorite is perhaps this one.

Pick Up Home by Alex T. Smith:

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Pick Up Claude in the City by Alex T. Smith:

Amazon | Powell’s Books | Book Depository | Goodreads

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One Response to The Year of the Picture Book – Home by Alex T. Smith

  1. Aw cutie. And different. I dig.

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