Best Children's Books of the Year 2022
In this new early chapter book in the popular Confetti Kids series, Pablo learns to deal with the loss of his much-loved pet fish.
Five friends from diverse backgrounds learn how to navigate common childhood challenges, new experiences, and the world around them in the realistic and kid-friendly Confetti Kids early chapter books. Pablo is sad when he discovers his pet fish Ruby has died. While he misses her and has to cope with the loss, luckily, he's not alone. Pablo's friends and family are there to comfort him and help him remember all the good times he had with Ruby. In the end, Pablo realizes that the things we love never really leave us.
Sheri Tan is a freelance writer and editor of books for children. She has worked at major publishers in New York City, as well as a publishing house in Singapore, where she wrote the middle-grade chapter-book series Girl Overboard. She loves to travel and hopes to one day say that she's been to every continent in the world! When she's not globe-trotting, Tan lives in Queens, New York, with her husband and two sons. Shirley Ng-Benitez is a children's book illustrator who creates art using watercolor, gouache, pencil, and digital techniques. She also loves to make 3-D creatures from clay and fabric. She lives in the Bay Area of California with her husband, their two daughters, and their pup. Please visit her website at shirleyngbenitez.com and follow her on social media at @shirleysillos.