Maple and Willow Apart (Hardcover)
On Our Shelves Now
Funny, relatable sibling dynamics make this story a wonderful way to address navigating big changes. Lori Nichols's expressive artwork beautifully portrays Maple and Willow's strong bond, and children will love the creative, kid-powered solution. Maple and Willow have always been inseparable. So what happens when Maple starts big-girl school and Willow stays behind? Well, of course, both girls have marvelous adventures of their own, but the truth is, they miss each other. And when they see that the missing is mutual, they find a unique way to feel connected even when they have to be apart.
About the Author
Lori Nichols (www.lorinichols.com) also wrote and illustrated the award-winning Maple and Maple & Willow Together. She spent her childhood in northwestern Pennsylvania picking up acorns, playing rock school and befriending bugs. She now lives in Birmingham, Alabama, with her husband and three free-spirited daughters. Many days you can find Lori and her family climbing trees or collecting discarded birds' nests. She still picks up acorns.