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Leo the Late Bloomer

Written by Robert Kraus & illustrated by Jose Aruego
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Leo isn’t reading, or writing, or drawing, or even speaking, and his father is concerned. But Leo’s mother isn’t. She knows her son will do all those things, and more, when he’s ready. ‘Reassuring for other late bloomers, this book is illustrated with beguiling pictures.’ – Saturday Review.

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Favorite pastime? Reading with my kids. Just finished Nana Cracks the Case!
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Leo the Late Bloomer is a nice reminder to be patient, avoid comparing our children to others, and give children space to bloom in their own time.

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Who Wrote Leo the Late Bloomer

Robert Kraus

Robert Kraus is the author of <em>Little Louie the Baby Bloomer</em> and <em>Leo the Late Bloomer, </em> illustrated by Jose Aruego, and the author and illustrator of dozens of books for children.

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Who Illustrated Leo the Late Bloomer

Jose Aruego

Jose Aruego was a lawyer before becoming a children’s book illustrator. . A native of the Philippines, he moved to New York City in 1956 to study at Parsons School of Design. His cartoons were published in the New Yorker and the Saturday Evening Post, and his illustrations can be seen in Five Little Ducks by Raffi, as well as in the 82 children’s books he wrote himself. He died in 2012.

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