This third book in Stephen Krensky and Sara Gillingham’s empowerment series celebrates the feats of growing out of toddlerhood with increased knowledge. Whether comparing heavy rocks to lighter flowers, or noting that the sunlight delineates the day from the night, Krensky and Gillingham acknowledge the “small wins” of understanding the world just a little bit more. Young children and their parents will revel in the uplifting text and boldly colored retro-fresh illustrations. Praise for I Know a Lot “This appealingly illustrated, confidence-boosting board book will inspire little ones to think of–and perhaps catalog aloud–all of the important things they already know about their world.” –Kirkus Reviews “The limited primary color scheme and preponderance of simple shapes bolster the idea of kids mastering the basics.” –Publishers Weekly “Readers will respond to the child’s confidence by being proud of their own understanding of the world. This is the third of this team’s empowerment titles, but it is fully successful as a stand-alone.” –School Library Journal “Sara Gillingham’s colorful pictures, which, with their occasional offsets, look like hand-made prints, show the girl in the process of these and other discoveries: playing outdoors, sledding with friends and standing behind her father at the stove.” –The New York Times “From the moment she opened I Know a Lot, she was hooked! Turned out, that was her gateway into being completely obsessed with reading.” –The Huffington Post
Stephen Krensky is the author of more than one hundred books for children. He and his wife, Joan, live in Lexington, Massachusetts, where they celebrate a great many holidays.Pascal Campion is a French American illustrator and animator. He lives with his family in San Francisco, California.
Sara is an award-winning art director, designer and the author/illustrator of books such as: How to Grow a Friend, Snuggle the Baby, The Empowerment Series and the bestselling In My Series. Sara and her team also provide design strategy, art direction, design and illustration to a wide variety of clients in the children’s design and publishing world. Sara has over fifteen years of experience in children’s publishing, both in-house: as former Design Director for children’s publishing at Chronicle Books, and as principal of her own studio. She has art directed/designed hundreds of children’s books, and won numerous awards from organizations such as 3x3, Print Magazine, 50 Books/50 Covers and The Society of Illustrators. Sara has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia, and a Masters in Illustration/Design from the Glasgow School of Art and has taught children’s book illustration at California College of the Arts and UC Berkeley Extension in San Francisco. (Bio via saragillingham.com)
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