Lizbeth Lou Got a Rock in Her Shoe


Available May 3, 2016: picture book story by Troy Howell

“This just will not do!” says Lizzy, and flings a rock from her shoe. A simple matter—getting a rock in your shoe—but what is small to some (such as Lizzy, the bicyclist, and the gentleman) may be large and looming to others (such as the cricket, the duck, and the worker ant). The rock tumbles along, encountering a number of characters and situations. What goes around comes around …

The illustrations by Kathryn Carr are hand-cut paper silhouettes arranged in illuminated dioramas. The result is a unique picture book that captures the warmth and whimsy of this circular excursion. Here’s a behind-a-scene peak from Ripple Grove Press.

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