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Description - Year of the Jungle by James Proimos

New York Times best-selling author Suzanne Collins has created a deeply moving autobiographical picture book about a father who must go off to the war in Vietnam - and the daughter who stays behind.

When young Suzy's father leaves for Vietnam, she struggles to understand what this means for her and her family. What is the jungle like? Will her father be safe? When will he return? The months slip by, marked by the passing of the familiar holidays and the postcards that her father sends. With each one he feels more and more distant, until Suzy isn't sure she'd even recognize her father anymore.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780545425162
ISBN-10: 0545425166
Format: Hardback
(288mm x 223mm x 11mm)
Pages: 40
Imprint: Scholastic US
Publisher: Scholastic US
Publish Date: 10-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Proimos

Suzanne Collins is the author of the groundbreaking Hunger Games trilogy for young adults: The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay. She is also the author of an upcoming picture book, Year of the Jungle, and the New York Times bestselling Underland Chronicles series for middle grade readers, which started with Gregor the Overlander. Suzanne lives with her family in Connecticut. You can find her online at suzannecollinsbooks.com. James Proimos is the creator of Swim! Swim!, Knuckle and Potty Destroy Happy World, 12 Things to do Before You Crash and Burn, and many more books for children of all ages. He lives on a farm outside of Baltimore, Maryland, with his wife and their horses, cats, and dogs. Learn more at jamesproimos.blogspot.com.

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