by: LK James
Hardcover picture book
8.25 x 10.5 inches
Release date: February 5, 2019
About the Book
The Full House & the Empty House are very good friends—when they dance they admire in each other the qualities they lack within themselves.
About the Author/Illustrator
LK James is an artist, illustrator, and writer who lives in Atlanta, GA. She studied English Literature at Portland State University and holds a Masters of Fine Art in Applied Craft + Design from the Pacific Northwest College of Art. Her work is influence by analogue print-making techniques. This is her first picture book for children.
See more of her work at lkjames.com
From Today.com, May 29, 2019:
14 beach reads to keep kids reading and avoid 'summer slide': These page-turners will make kids want to read all summer.
"A kooky look of friendship wrapped in an elegant package. Two houses are best friends, but one is full of stuff and the other completely empty. Is there a metaphor at work here? Who cares! It's just a fun, silly, touching read about the people we love," Bird said.
From School Library Journal, January 31, 2018:
Honestly, the real beauty of this title is that it does exactly what every picture book should strive to do. - Elizabeth Bird - SLJ
From Midwest Book Reviews, December 6, 2018:
An original, deftly crafted, and entertaining picture book story by artist and author L. K. James.
From Kirkus Reviews, November 21, 2018:
It is a deceptively powerful, timely message in the guise of a quiet, old-fashioned package.