Patrick McDonnell’s book Thank You and Goodnight has been named 2016 Picture Book of the Year by the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association!

NAIBA is a regional trade association composed of booksellers, authors, and publishers with a common focus on supporting independent bookstores. Its annual Book of the Year Awards recognize authors born or located within the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. This year’s winning authors will accept their awards at the NAIBA Fall Conference Awards Banquet on October 17 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Thank You and Goodnight, an adorable bedtime book about a sleepover between three animal friends, pays homage to children’s literary classics while reminding readers to show gratitude for life’s simple pleasures. It has also been named a CCBC Children’s Choices Book of 2016, a Publishers Weekly Best Picture Book of 2015, and a School Library Journal Best of 2015 Book, among other accolades.

Interested in purchasing Thank You and Goodnight? Signed copies are currently available in the store!

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