This child and their parent are almost ready for story time – but first, they must find the perfect seat!
This cozy picture book takes readers through various opposites (“Too rough! Too slippery!”) as characters search for just the right spot.
This book is suitable for children between 5 and 6 years of age.
Adorable art by acclaimed illustrator Gus Gordon invites adults and children to giggle all the way through to the heartwarming ending, when the answer falls right into their laps – because the perfect seat for a child is, indeed, right in a parent’s lap.
Minh Lê is an author and national early childhood policy expert. He wrote Lift and Drawn Together (both illustrated by Dan Santat), Let Me Finish! (illustrated by Isabel Roxas), and The Perfect Seat (illustrated by Gus Gordon). He has also written for the New York Times, the Horn Book, and the Huffington Post. Minh currently lives in San Diego, California with his wife and kids.
Gus Gordon is an author and illustrator for small people and older people who like small people’s books. Gus’s picture books, which include Wendy, Herman and Rosie, and Somewhere Else, have sold in over twenty countries and he has twice been nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Gus lives with his wife and three kids in Sydney, Australia.