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An unhappy butcher from Flatbush finally achieves happiness.
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ARTHUR YORINKS has collaborated with Richard Egielski on nine picture books, including the Caldecott Medal winning Hey, Al as well as joining with Maurice Sendak and Matthew Reinhart to produce the 2006 bestseller Mommy. He is also the founder and director of the Night Kitchen Radio Theater and has written and directed for opera, theater, dance, and film. Arthur lives in New York City.
RICHARD EGIELSKI won the Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in Hey, Al and has written and illustrated many other books for children including Buz and Jazper, both New York Times Best Illustrated Books. Richard lives in New Jersey, with his wife and son.From Publishers Weekly:
Louis, a man who has been pushed into the butcher business by his well-meaning parents, hates meat and loves fish. One day Louis wakes up and he's a salmona very happy salmon. In PW's words, "Imaginative, full-color paintings are tuned into the odyssey. The dizzy doings provoke laughter, but the story also serves as a parable on the importance of being yourself."
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