Boy meets pen in this funny, concise, and touching picture book about maintaining friendship across great distances.
Stewart may be a boy, and Craig may be a pen, but they aredefinitely best friends. The kind of friends who do everything together, who rely on each other, and who feel lost without each other . . . which is why it’s a catastrophe when Craig disappears!
How can Stewart be a best friend if his best buddy is missing? The answer is certain to please anyone who’s ever had a favorite writing implement or a best friend.
Stephen W. Martin is an award-winning writer and director and the author of the picture bookCharlotte and the Rock. He lives in Los Angeles.www.stephen-w-martin.com
Karl Newsom Edwards is the author and illustrator ofFly andI Got a New Friend. Karl and his pens live in Portland, Oregon.www.karlnewsomedwards.com
"Kids will love seeing the shenanigans that Stewart and Craig get into as well as reading their humorous letters...A cute ode to the written word and the joy of having a favorite pen and pal."--Kirkus
"[A] heartening portrayal of the importance of a friend in a child’s life. An inviting, amusing picture book."--Booklist
"An excellent choice for units about friendship or pen pals as well as for some lighthearted bibliotherapy when a friend moves away."--School Library Journal