Hum and Swish Matt Myers

Hum and Swish

Author: Matt Myers
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Book Title
Hum and Swish
Author
Matt Myers
ISBN
9780823442867
Celebrate creativity, introversion, summer sun-- and the beauty of a little peace and quiet It's a glorious summer day at the shore, and all Jamie wants is to finish her art project in the sand. A little time to herself is all she needs. But everyone around keeps asking her pesky questions she doesn't know how to answer: what are you making? Aren't you clever? Jamie does her best to tune it all out and focus on her creation . . . until she finds a like-minded friend, who's as happy to work quietly as she is. Widely respected artist Matt Myers makes his debut as an author in this charming story about introversion, art, and the quiet joy of finding a kindred spirit. Creative, clever, and funny, Hum and Swish is a perfect summer read-aloud, with detailed, colorful artwork you'll love to pore over. A Bank Street Best Book of the YearBinding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Matt MyersPublisher: Neal Porter BooksPublished: 06/11/2019ISBN: 9780823442867Pages: 40Weight: 0.85lbsSize: 8.80h x 10.30w x 0.50dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/08/2019Kirkus Reviews 04/15/2019School Library Journal 06/01/2019 pg. 66Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2019 pg. 65Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above AverageAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 503691 / Hum and SwishReading Level: 1.1 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
Celebrate creativity, introversion, summer sun-- and the beauty of a little peace and quiet

It's a glorious summer day at the shore, and all Jamie wants is to finish her art project in the sand. A little time to herself is all she needs. But everyone around keeps asking her pesky questions she doesn't know how to answer: what are you making? Aren't you clever?

Jamie does her best to tune it all out and focus on her creation . . . until she finds a like-minded friend, who's as happy to work quietly as she is.

Widely respected artist Matt Myers makes his debut as an author in this charming story about introversion, art, and the quiet joy of finding a kindred spirit. Creative, clever, and funny, Hum and Swish is a perfect summer read-aloud, with detailed, colorful artwork you'll love to pore over.

A Bank Street Best Book of the Year

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Matt Myers
Publisher: Neal Porter Books
Published: 06/11/2019
ISBN: 9780823442867
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 8.80h x 10.30w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/08/2019
Kirkus Reviews 04/15/2019
School Library Journal 06/01/2019 pg. 66
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2019 pg. 65
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 503691 / Hum and Swish
Reading Level: 1.1 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
Celebrate creativity, introversion, summer sun-- and the beauty of a little peace and quiet

It's a glorious summer day at the shore, and all Jamie wants is to finish her art project in the sand. A little time to herself is all she needs. But everyone around keeps asking her pesky questions she doesn't know how to answer: what are you making? Aren't you clever?

Jamie does her best to tune it all out and focus on her creation . . . until she finds a like-minded friend, who's as happy to work quietly as she is.

Widely respected artist Matt Myers makes his debut as an author in this charming story about introversion, art, and the quiet joy of finding a kindred spirit. Creative, clever, and funny, Hum and Swish is a perfect summer read-aloud, with detailed, colorful artwork you'll love to pore over.

A Bank Street Best Book of the Year

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Matt Myers
Publisher: Neal Porter Books
Published: 06/11/2019
ISBN: 9780823442867
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 8.80h x 10.30w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/08/2019
Kirkus Reviews 04/15/2019
School Library Journal 06/01/2019 pg. 66
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2019 pg. 65
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 503691 / Hum and Swish
Reading Level: 1.1 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5