A Friend for Mole
by Nancy Armo
Sometimes things aren’t so scary when you have a friend to keep you company.
An accidental encounter throws Mole and Wolf together. One is afraid of the light, the other is afraid of the dark. Together they learn that friends are all they need to conquer their fears.
Nancy Armo’s humorous story, with adorable illustrations, explores fear and friendship to show how opposites can complement, strengthen, and support each other.
Publication Date: 3/1/2016
Page Count: 32
Size: 10″ x 9″
Age Range: 2 – 6
Themes: Fear, Friendship, Imagination, New Experiences
BISAC 1: JUV039050 JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings
BISAC 2: JUV039060 JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Friendship
BISAC 3: JUV002180 JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc.
“Armo has a soft touch with the pencil and brush” ―Kirkus Reviews
“This simple but effective story will encourage children to overcome nighttime fears, especially with the help of others.” ―School Library Journal
“A sweet story of friendship and overcoming fears.” ―Booklist Online
“Mole and Wolf come alive in the enchanting illustrations, making for an endearing story that will be read over and over again.” ―Foreword Reviews
Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List (Primary) ―Kansas National Education Association, 2017
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Meet the Author/Illustrator
Nancy Armo has been drawing since she started coloring on walls with her crayons. Later she used that talent to study graphic design at the University of Washington, which led to a career as a graphic designer and art director for several corporations. A Friend for Mole is her first book. She lives in New York. You can visit her website here.