Meet Max. He’s a cat. A sweet cat. A sweet cat that sometimes gets dressed in bows. A sweet cat that sometimes gets dressed in bows who does not like that. And that’s because Max is fearless and a mice-catcher.
There’s so much to process about a school year, from start to finish. There are so many moments. Here are a dozen wonderful picture books that speak to some of them—from making friends to manners, from being on the outside to being the perfect person for a task.
K.A. Holt, author of RHYME SCHEMER and HOUSE ARREST (Chronicle Books), takes us on a tour of her writing space to show how she develops a novel written in verse.