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A Hop Is Up

Written by Kristy Dempsey & illustrated by Lori Richmond
Published by Bloomsbury
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Wiggly, giggly preschoolers will love the action in this picture book with its catchy sequence of movements and directions — hop up, bend down, spin round, jump over — that are endlessly fun! A young boy and his energetic puppy take a walk in their neighborhood, where they encounter and interact with lots of friends along the way!

Dempsey’s poetic and playful text is brought to life by Richmond’s rich, kid-friendly illustrations. It all comes together for an inspired story that will have everyone on their feet!

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Who Wrote A Hop Is Up

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Kristy Dempsey

Kristy Dempsey is the author of 8 picture books, including Me with You, Surfer Chick and Superhero Instruction Manual, a 2017 ILA/CBC Children’s Choice selection and 2017 Southern Book Prize nominee. Her titles have received starred reviews in Kirkus, Booklist, and School Library Journal, and A Dance Like Starlightwas named a JLG selection, ALA Notable Book, Bank Street Best of 2015, CCBC 2015 Choice, and the winner of the 2015 Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Text. Kristy is a member of SCBWI and a speaker and teacher at writing conferences, most recently for SCBWI Carolinas and the Highlights Foundation. Since 1998, Kristy has lived in Belo Horizonte, Brazil with her husband and three children, where she works as a middle school and high school English teacher at The American School of Belo Horizonte. She is also a frequent presenter at schools nationally and internationally, where her programs inspire students’ love for (and skills in!) reading and writing, as well as ideals of empathy, personal responsibility, and perseverance. Find out more about Kristy’s school visits, as well as forthcoming titles, at www.kristydempsey.com.

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Who Illustrated A Hop Is Up

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Lori Richmond

Lori Richmond is a corporate creative director turned picture-book maker. She is the author-illustrator of Pax and Blue and the illustrator of A Hop Is Up. In 2018, she has Skelly’s Halloween, Bunny’s Staycation (Scholastic), and Oopsie-Do (HarperCollins). She lives in Brooklyn, New York. loridraws.com.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781681190716
Publication Date:
September 13, 2016
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2015040006
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1681190710

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