This little guy is mad, but I'm thrilled that he has a home at Beach Lane Books/ Simon and Schuster! Look for MAD MAD BEAR - a book written and illustrated by me- in 2017.
Author: Boni Ashburn Illustrator: Kimberly Gee
(STARRED REVIEW! Kirkus)
An original take on the first-day-of-school theme follows the 20 students that make up the titular kindergarten class as they get ready in the morning. Ashburn and Gee do their best to be inclusive in every way—from the kids' skin tones, ethnicities, and hairstyles to their personalities and behaviors.
Gee’s delightful tots… (capture) each personality, and readers are sure to find at least one kid with whom they can identify. A reassuring peek that will assuage children's fears about their own first days and their classmates. (Picture book. 4-7)
(STARRED REVIEW! Publisher’s Weekly)
Gee (Today with Meg and Ted) turns in some excellent work, strongly evoking personalities for each of the children through body language, eccentric clothing choices, and a bevy of homey details that will resonate with a broad range of readers. Indeed, the book’s biggest strength is its subtle recognition of difference...
by Kimberly Gee
TODAY WITH MEG AND TED captures the wonder that toddlers feel about everything they see and do- because everything is new!
Today is a good day…to read this sweet, beautiful book!