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Written by Jean Reidy & illustrated by Lucy Ruth Cummins
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After his best friend Sarah leaves for her first day of school, a tortoise named Truman goes on an adventure across the living room and learns to be brave in this thoughtful and heartwarming twist on a first experience story. Truman the tortoise lives with his Sarah, high above the taxis and the trash trucks and the number eleven bus, which travels south. He never worries about the world below…until one day, when Sarah straps on a big backpack and does something Truman has never seen before. She boards the bus! Truman waits for her to return. He waits. And waits. And waits. And when he can wait no longer, he knows what he must do. Even if it seems…impossible!

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Who Wrote Truman

Jean Reidy

Jean Reidy is the author of several picture books . . . with many more on the way! She is a two-time winner of the Colorado Book Award (for Light Up the Night and Time Out for Monsters) and lives right across the street from her local library, which she visits nearly every day.

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Who Illustrated Truman

Lucy Ruth Cummins

Lucy Ruth Cummins is an author, an illustrator, and an art director of children’s books. Her debut picture book, A Hungry Lion, or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals, was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award, an Irma Black Honor Book, and an ALA Notable Book. She is also the illustrator of This Is Not a Valentine, written by Carter Higgens. She lives with her husband and son in Brooklyn, New York. Her favorite food is the french fry.

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Publication Date:
July 9, 2019

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