A boy struggles to fit in at a new school in this wordless story with a big message about childhood anxiety and the power of kindness and acceptance. Realistic and intense black, white, and grayscale illustrations tell the story in alternating multipanel and full-page spreads. They depict the insidious nature of worry; it creeps in and eats away at confidence and happiness until the boy at the center begins to recognize and cope with the demons in himself and others.
Pallas Gates McCorquodale
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