In this heartwarming picture book, a big sister realizes that her little sister, Jackie, doesn’t like dresses or fairies-she likes ties and bugs! Will she and her family be able to accept that Jackie identifies more as “Jack”? Susan thinks her little sister Jackie has the best giggle! She can’t wait for Jackie to get older so they can do all sorts of things like play forest fairies and be explorers together. But as Jackie grows, she doesn’t want to play those games. She wants to play with mud and be a super bug! Jackie also doesn’t like dresses or her long hair, and she would rather be called Jack. Readers will love this sweet story about change and acceptance.
Erica Silverman is the author of many picture books and early readers, including the perennial preschool favorite Big Pumpkin, the award winning Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa series and the recently released, Jack (Not Jackie). Childhood visits to the library fed her lifelong passion for books, reading and writing. When she is not writing, she is working as a librarian. When she is not at the library, she is writing. Or reading. Or playing with her dog and cats. And eating chocolate.