It’s going to be an exciting Fall for Blue Manatee Press Fans! The Press has several new books on the way including this adorable board book from the creative team of author, Dr. John Hutton and illustrator, Christina Brown. We can’t wait to see this one sitting on the shelves in the bookstore!
“Gritty Kitty, stumble and fall, stand back up—no problem at all!” Young readers will see themselves in Gritty Kitty when Gritty takes a tumble on the playground, struggles to wait patiently for a turn with a favorite toy, and experiences other everyday hurdles. But through grit and resilience, Gritty Kitty learns to get right back up again. With gentle humor, this book encourages young readers to find their own inner strength.
Christina Brown is a professional illustrator, but she never would have become one without a little grit! Dr. John Hutton is a pediatrician and author from Cincinnati, Ohio. His areas of expertise include reading, screen time, and early brain development. He is passionate about the power of books to help children understand, imagine, and grow.