Rainy Day is a book about worry - and how good it feels to let it go - perfect for kids who are anxious about the weather, their first day at school, or making a new friend. Parents and kids kw Dan Yaccari from his prodigious career in children's entertainment, which includes over three dozen books and three hit television shows: Oswald, The Backyardigans, and the Emmy-winning Willa's Wild Life. Now the ALA and Parent's Choice Award-winning author and illustrator has created three brand-new board books perfect to get every prekindergarten kid ready for preschool. Meet Bink, Glub Glub, and Clyde - three friends and residents of Happyland. Each book in the series follows their adventures and illustrates one of three key emotional concepts - worry, gratitude, and sharing - to help children with their social and emotional development and ready them for preschool. They are the perfect parables: engaging, entertaining, and never smug r sanctimonious.
Children the world over know Dan Yaccarino from his children's books, Parent's Choice Award-winning animated TV series Oswald (Nick Jr) - chosen by Time magazine as one of the top 6 shows to watch on cable - and Emmy-winning Willa's Wild Life (NBC and Qubo) and character designs for The Backyardigans (Nickelodeon), as well as his many illustrated toys, games, and other children's products. His bold, stylized illustrations add wit and energy to the work of such prestigious authors as Margaret Wise Brown, Jack Prelutsky, Kevin Henkes, and Patricia MacLachlan in addition to his own stories. Dan's work has been recognized with a host of prestigious awards including the Bologna Ragazzi, The New York Times 10 Best Illustrated, ALA Notable and the Parents Choice Award. Over 1.5 million of his books have been sold to date. Dan lives with his wife and their two children in New York City and creates his quirky characters in his studio full of vintage toys.