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Written & illustrated by Carson Ellis
Published by Candlewick Press
5.88 / 7.0
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Goodreads Rating - 4.1 / 5.0
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What's Home About

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A picture book debut by the illustrator of The Composer Is Dead offers a whimsical tribute to the myriad possibilities of home, depicting homes in different real-world environments as well as fantastical settings.

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Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
7.0 / 7.0

This book is a treasure! The illustrations are darling and the details are a lot of fun to look at. The overall message is sweet–that any home can be a perfect home if it’s home to you. My three-year-old daughter especially enjoys hunting for the little bird that appears on every page!

Mr. Staccato
Spent many carefree hours hunting clues with the Hardy boys and defending Redwall Abbey.
4.75 / 7.0

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Who Wrote Home

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Carson Ellis
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