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It's Tough to Lose Your Balloon

Written & illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
4.25 / 7.0
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Lost balloons. Melted ice cream. Babysitters.

Life as a kid can be pretty daunting. But don’t let these troubles get you down. With the right attitude, a hurdle can become a hammock and an obstacle can become an opportunity!

Veteran picture book creator Jarrett J. Krosoczka teaches kids to look on the bright side of things. With lively illustrations and spot-on humor, It’s Tough to Lose Your Balloon champions resilience and helps children navigate childhood indignities while making them laugh at the same time.

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The Book Snob Mom
Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
4.0 / 7.0

When life gives you lemons make lemonade is the theme here, and it’s well done for teaching a lesson, but not one I’d enjoy reading over and over again.

Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
4.25 / 7.0
B is for Bookworm
Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
4.5 / 7.0

I love that this book teaches to validate emotions and also to look at the bright side of things. :) Both are great skills that are important for every age of life!

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Who Wrote It's Tough to Lose Your Balloon

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Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Jarrett J. Krosoczka is the author and illustrator of <i>Punk Farm</i>, <i>Peanut Butter and Jellyfish</i>, and <i>Baghead</i>, among numerous other picture books, as well as the popular Lunch Lady graphic novel series. He lives with his family and a pug named Ralph Macchio in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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