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A Friendship Yarn
A Friendship Yarn

A Friendship Yarn

By Lisa Moser, Illustrated by Olga Demidova



32 Pages, 8 x 10

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book, PDF

Hardcover Picture Book, $16.99 (US $16.99) (CA $22.99)

Publication Date: September 2019

ISBN 9780807507629

Rights: WOR

Albert Whitman & Company (Sep 2019)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: September 2019


When porcupine and badger start knitting, their friendship gets all tangled up

Porcupine and Badger have always been the best of friends, so when Porcupine finds some yarn in the woods, she makes a present for Badger. And when Badger finds yarn, she makes a present for Porcupine. The only problem? It’s the same yarn—and to finish the gift, they each must unravel the other’s creation. An act of kindness turns into a fierce standoff as the friendship frays—can Porcupine and Badger set aside their differences and knit themselves back together?


"Sweet... Demidova's colorful illustrations depict a lovely forest setting and a swirling strand of red yarn." —Kirkus Reviews

"This is a cozy tale about sharing, caring, friendship, and truly unique stitchery." —Foreword Reviews

Author Biography

Lisa Moser is the author of ten children's books, including Stories from Bug Garden and Squirrel's World. She graduated from The University of Iowa and taught fifth grade in Worthington, Ohio. Lisa lives in Wisconsin with her husband and daughter and writes beside trees and streams with her loyal dog. Olga Demidova studied traditional applied arts and animation in Moscow and spent years working in animation before illustrating children's books. She always tries to stay positive and see happy little things in everyday life that will encourage those who see her drawings.