Enough is... (Hardcover)

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Enough is... (Hardcover)

By Jessica Whipple, Nicole Wong (Illustrator)


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For kids encountering the pressure to fit in with peers, this picture-book story explores a concept that is key to happiness: how much is enough?

How many friends, turns, clothes, toys, fashion accessories, books? How much of anything? The pictures follow one child as she learns the difference between wanting and needing and, in the end, feels the contentment that flows from being satisfied with what she has. The text, meanwhile, frames a difficult idea in simple, spare language: “Somewhere between a little and a lot, there is Enough. It might be hard to spot, but it’s always there.”
Jessica Whipple has a background in marketing and communications. She has worked as a copywriter and in communications for a Pennsylvania nonprofit. Now an SCBWI member, she has sold articles to Highlights and is a long-term contributor to Wildflowers: A Creative Magazine for Girls. She also writes poetry for children. She and her husband and two young daughters recently moved from Pittsburgh to Lancaster, PA. This is Jessica’s first children’s book.

Nicole Wong was raised by a designer/painter dad and a fashion illustrator mom and never thought of becoming anything except an illustrator. She has illustrated twenty-five children’s books with collage, egg tempera, oils, watercolor, ink, and other media, including Three Lost Seeds (Tilbury House, 2019) and I’ll Be the Water (Tilbury House, 2020). Her illustrations for Kiyoshi’s Walk (Lee and Low, 2021) earned starred reviews from Kirkus (“captivating”) and SLJ (“wonderful”).

Product Details ISBN: 9780884489320
ISBN-10: 0884489329
Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers
Publication Date: April 18th, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English