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Too Crowded

Written and illustrated by Lena Podesta

Published by Sourcebooks

ISBN: 9781728222387

A hilarious, heartwarming picture book perfect for our times, with subtle lessons on the importance of sharing, home, and friendship.

Gil the goldfish lives in a fishbowl with 138 pebbles—he counts them every day—and a castle. It's too crowded! When Gil leaves his fishbowl in search of open spaces, he finds a loud, dangerous, dry land that is full of many interesting creatures but is not quite suitable for a fish. Thank goodness for Turtle, the new friend Gil meets in the not-so-great outdoors! Will Gil and Turtle make it back to the fishbowl, and will Gil make peace with his home sweet home?

Utterly delightful - read the full Kirkus, starred review here

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Baby Dragon, Baby Dragon

Written by Melissa Marr, illustrated by Lena Podesta

Published by Penguin Young Readers Group

ISBN: 9780399175251

A dauntless lass and a hyperactive dragon learn to keep pace with each other as they forge a friendship. 

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