Frankie the Blankie (Hardcover)
Meet Doris the Gorilla and her blankie, Frankie. They do everything together, until one day a fellow jungle mate suggests that blankies are for babies! What will Doris do? She tries to give Frankie up, but life without Frankie just isn't the same. She tries to disguise him, but Frankie as a hankie is way too risky when she meets an elephant with the sniffles. How will Doris find a way to keep Frankie a part of her life?
From the creator of beloved characters Chick 'n' Pug and Pig Kahuna, comes an adorable new duo who delightfully capture a quintessential childhood experience.
About the Author
Jennifer Sattler is the creator of the picture books A Chick 'n' Pug Christmas, Chick 'n' Pug, Chick 'n' Pug Meet the Dude, Pig Kahuna, Pig Kahuna Pirates!, and Sylvie. She is married and has two children and two dogs, both of which are part basset hound and thus aspire to be much bigger dogs than they really are. She lives in New York.
"Sattler’s doe-eyed Doris is just as oddly lovable as her other beloved characters of previous books: Chick and Pug and Pig Kahuna . . . Children will be enchanted by this sweet story . . . A memorable, warmhearted story that will particularly resonate with children still attached to the security of their early childhood favorites." - School Library Journal
"Sattler's vibrantly colored acrylic-and-digital art is the strength of this picture book." - Kirkus
"Sattler’s digitally enhanced acrylic illustrations are the high point. . . . A good choice for story hours or one-on-one sharing." - Booklist
"Preschool fans of dogs, chickens, superheroes, and humor will all find something to like here, as will librarians looking for something to freshen up storytimes. Delightful." —School Library Journal on CHICK 'N' PUG
"This story about friendship will resonate with children who find their heroes in unlikely places." —Publishers Weekly on CHICK 'N' PUG
"The full-color acrylic and colored pencil illustrations have a sketchy, active feel that bounces merrily along and keeps the focus squarely on the expressive porcine pair." —starred review, School Library Journal on PIG KAHUNA
"An utterly engaging picture-book experience-eye-catching, thought-provoking and just plain fun." —starred review, Kirkus Reviews on PIG KAHUNA