The Real Story (Hardcover)
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A full-color picture book from award-winning creator Sergio Ruzzier, The Real Story is a hilarious, imaginative whodunit in which Cat and Mouse debate the truth behind a broken cookie jar, which makes for a perfect read-aloud story.
Cat has found a broken cookie jar.
How did it happen?
And where are the cookies?
With his signature brilliant humor and eccentric characters, Sergio Ruzzier draws the line between truth and fiction in this exuberant whodunit. It’s important to know the real story, but what is the best story?
About the Author
Sergio Ruzzier is a Sendak Fellow who has written and illustrated many critically acclaimed children’s books, including NO! Said Custard the Squirrel. Born in Milan, Italy, he now divides his time between Brooklyn and the Apennine Mountains in Italy.
"A superb celebration of storytelling when the truth proves insufficient. "—Kirkus Reviews
"[T]his book will prove popular at story time."—School Library Journal
"Ruzzier provides yet another short and sweet tale with simple language and a thoroughly enjoyable plot. It’s imaginative, creative, and easy to follow."—Booklist