A Perfect Day


Perfect Day 
by Sarah SBrannen 


A seagull and a crab find friendship and compromise in this sweet and humorous story about the meaning of perfection.

The sky is blue, the sun is warm, the breeze is cool—it’s a perfect day for Seagull, perched on a rock in the sea. That is, until crabby Crab comes along and points out all of the day’s flaws! There’s a cloud in the sky, a smelly boat in the distance, and the rock that they’re sitting on is covered in barnacles.

In this sweet and funny story about finding happiness amidst flaws, Seagull and Crab learn that nothing is more perfect than spending time with friends. (Description from the publisher)



  •  3 - 7 years
  • Publisher: Philomel Books (July 7, 2020)
  • ISBN-10: 198481284X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1984812841

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Uncle Bobby's Wedding 

by Sarah S. Brannen
Illustrated by Lucia Soto 


Chloe's favorite uncle is getting married, and she's not happy about it. But after a magical day with Uncle Bobby and his boyfriend, Jamie, Chloe realizes she's not losing an uncle, but gaining one.

When Chloe's favorite uncle announces that he's getting married, everyone is excited. Everyone except Chloe, that is. What if Uncle Bobby no longer has time for picnics, swimming, or flying kites? Chloe just wants to keep having fun with her favorite uncle, but she's afraid everything is going to change. Can Uncle Bobby and his boyfriend Jamie show Chloe that, when it comes to family, the more the merrier? In this inspiring, love-filled story, Chloe learns just what family means. 

Produced in coordination with GLAAD, this adorable picture book is a positive example of same-sex marriage and a celebration of family.  (Description from the publisher)

3 - 6 years
Publisher: little bee books (May 5, 2020)
ISBN-10: 1499810083
ISBN-13: 978-1499810080


Sarah S. Brannen is the author and illustrator of Bear Needs Help and the forthcoming A Perfect Day (July 2020) as well as several other books. Her picture book Uncle Bobby’s Wedding was one of the ten most-challenged books of 2008a new edition of the book is due out in May 2020 with illustrations by Lucia Soto. Sarah illustrated Seashells: More Than a Home and ALA Notable Book Feathers: Not Just For Flying, both written by Melissa Stewart, and many other books. She lives in Massachusetts. To see more of Sarah’s work, visit her website, www.sarahbrannen.com

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Sarah is represented by the Chudney Agency.