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The Runaway Shirt (Hardcover)

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By Kathy MacMillan, Julia Castaño (Illustrator)
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Laundry is a chore, but when a child climbs in the basket, everything becomes a game. Follow along as this mother takes a break from folding clothes to join her child in the delightful laughter of imagination. In The Runaway Shirt, housework and pretend play come together to transport readers to a kid’s world of wonder and excitement. Each page of charming illustration is a work in joy and mirth. Who knew folding laundry could be so fun?

About the Author

Kathy MacMillan is a nationally certified American Sign Language interpreter, writer, teacher, librarian, and storyteller. She is the author of the board books Nita's First Signs and Nita's Day (Familius), the young adult novels Sword and Verse and Dagger and Coin (HarperTeen), and nine books for parents, librarians, and educators, including Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together (Huron Street Press). 

Praise For…

"A sweet depiction of how even a mundane task can turn into a fun game given some imagination, patience, and love."
-School Library Journal

"Many a young reader will giggle in recognition of similarly enacted pretend games of their own."
-Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9781641702515
ISBN-10: 1641702516
Publisher: Familius
Publication Date: August 12th, 2020
Pages: 32
Language: English

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