A Kiss Goodbye
Written by Audrey Penn
Illustrated by by Barbara L. Gibson
Picture book, 32 pages, Ages 3-8, $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-933718-04-0, Hardcover
Guided reading level: K; Grade level: 2; Reading Recovery level: 18
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Moving is hard on everyone, but especially children. Chester Racoon, whom readers have come to know and love through the New York Times bestseller The Kissing Hand, and its sequel, A Pocket Full of Kisses, is facing another dilemma common to the lives of many children; he and his family are moving. Young readers will love the way Chester says goodbye to his old home and learns that there are some exciting aspects to his new home.
About the Author:
Audrey Penn is the author of The Kissing Hand and its sequels, along with Mystery at Blackbeard's Cove. Visit Audrey Penn's website.
"A Kiss Goodbye...featur(es) the further adventures of the lovable young Chester Raccoon and his family...A heartwarming read-aloud storybook, beautifully illustrated by award-winning artist Barbara Leonard Gibson."— Midwest Book Review
"Author Audrey Penn has done it again. In A Kiss Goodbye, she has taken her beloved character, Chester Raccoon, and gently guided him through another childhood dilemma [moving]...Audrey Penn's dedication says it all: "To all my friends, big and little, who find their way to the other end of the path." In A Kiss Goodbye, Chester continues to help make that journey an easier one for children everywhere."— myshelf.com.
"A wonderful and helpful story. Chester is delightful."— www.armchairinterviews.com