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Places to Be

Written by Mac Barnett & illustrated by Renata Liwska
Published by Balzer + Bray
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Goodreads Rating - 3.5 / 5.0
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What's Places to Be About

Publisher Summary

We have so many places to be! Places to be loud and lovely and scared and jubilant. With an elegant simplicity reminiscent of the classics, this picture book celebrates all our wide-ranging emotions.

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B is for Bookworm
Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
5.0 / 7.0
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Favorite pastime? Reading with my kids. Just finished Nana Cracks the Case!
4.5 / 7.0
English Degree, Former SAHM, Grammy Extraordinare
5.0 / 7.0

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Who Wrote Places to Be

Mac Barnett

Mac Barnett is the coauthor of the Terrible Two series and the author of many picture books, which have won multiple Caldecott Honors.

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Who Illustrated Places to Be

Renata Liwska

Renata Liwska has been drawing for as long as she can remember. She is the author/illustrator of Little Panda and Red Wagon and the illustrator of Places to Be by Mac Barnett; Waiting for Snow by Marsha Diane Arnold; the New York Times bestseller The Quiet Book and its companions, The Loud Book, and The Christmas Quiet Book; Once Upon a Memory; and Doreen Cronin’s Boom Snot Twitty. She lives in Calgary, Alberta with her husband.

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Book Details

Publication Date:
May 2, 2017

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