New Release Books by Kathryn Otoshi

Kathryn Otoshi is the author of Draw the Line (2021), Lunch Every Day (2021), Zero (2010), Two (2014), Beautiful Hands (2015), One (2009) and other 2 books.

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Draw the Line

release date: Sep 21, 2021
Draw the Line
Draw the Line is a powerful picture book about forgiveness from Kathryn Otoshi, author of the bestselling book One. When two boys draw their own lines and realize they can connect them together—magic happens! But a misstep causes their lines to get crossed. Push! Pull! Tug! Yank! Soon their line unravels into an angry tug-of-war. With a growing rift between them, will the boys ever find a way to come together again? Acclaimed author/illustrator Kathryn Otoshi uses black and white illustrations with thoughtful splashes of color to create a powerful, multi-layered statement about friendship, boundaries, and healing after conflict. A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2017

Lunch Every Day

release date: Sep 07, 2021
Lunch Every Day
A true story about a boy named Jimmy who takes another kid''s lunch at school every day. But through the power of kindness, he is transformed into a compassionate human being.

Zero

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Zero
Follow up to the award winning book, "ONE", a number called ZERO wonders, "How does a number worth nothing become something?" The story of ZERO''s search to find value in herself and in othersTopics covering: - Body Issues & appearance - Finding value in yourself and developing character - Working with others/Teamwork/Developing social skills - Counting/Math - CourageZero is a big round number. When she looks at herself, she just sees a hole right in her center. Every day she watches the other numbers line up to count: "1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 . . . !" "Those numbers have value. That''s why they count," she thinks. But how could a number worth nothing become something? Zero feels empty inside. She watches One having fun with the other numbers. One has bold strokes and squared corners. Zero is big and round with no corners at all. "If I were like One, then Ican count too," she thinks. So she pushes and pulls, stretches and straightens, forces and flattens herself, but in the end she realizes that she can only be Zero. As budding young readers learn about numbers and counting, they are also introduced to accepting different body types, developing social skills and character, and learning what it means to find value in yourself and in others.

Two

release date: Sep 23, 2014
Two
When Two''s best friend One starts spending time with Three, Two feels left out, but when Four, Six, and Eight try to help, they only create a new divide between the odds and evens, until Zero steps in and sets things straight.

Beautiful Hands

release date: Sep 15, 2015
Beautiful Hands
This colorful concept book reveals an illustrative surprise and reading delight with every turn of the page. Little hands can do so many wonderful things: plant ideas; stretch imaginations; and reach for dreams. Parents and educators will enjoy sharing the word play with young readers. Children will revel in the spectacular art created using thumb- and hand-prints. The book''s uplifting message will rouse and motivate, leaving no heart untouched. Based on co-author Bret Baumgarten’s experience of holding his daughter’s hands every morning and asking her, "What will your beautiful hands do today?," this book was created to inspire children everywhere to use their power to help themselves and others achieve their dreams. Co-authored and illustrated by Kathryn Otoshi (One, Zero, Two), it is sure to charm.

One

release date: Sep 01, 2009
One
Summary for Zero: One character''s search to find value in herself and in others.

What Emily Saw

release date: Apr 01, 2004
What Emily Saw
A day''s discovery through the eyes of a child.

Simon and the Sock Monster

release date: Jan 01, 2004
Simon and the Sock Monster
Simon loses his lucky soccer sock and thinks a Sock Monster ate it for dinner.
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