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In the City

Illustrated by Chris Raschka

From Caldecott Award–winning and New York Times bestselling author Chris Raschka, this tender and fun-filled picture book celebrates unexpected friendship and city life from the perspective of pigeons!

How do two friends find each other?
Why choose this one, not another?
Are two friends just meant to be—
I for you and you for me?

Two pigeons fly through the city hoping to find a friend—but where do friends come from? In this brightly illustrated love letter to cities, the fine, feathered characters discover the magical, unlikely connections that happen best in the hustle and bustle of a big city.

Chris Raschka is the illustrator of The Hello, Goodbye Window, which was awarded the Caldecott Medal. He is also the illustrator of the Caldecott Honor Book Yo! Yes?; Charlie Parker Played Be BopMysterious Thelonious; John Coltrane’s Giant StepsCan’t Sleep; In the City; and The Magic Flute. He lives with his wife and son in New York City.

Chris Raschka is the illustrator of The Hello, Goodbye Window, which was awarded the Caldecott Medal. He is also the illustrator of the Caldecott Honor Book Yo! Yes?; Charlie Parker Played Be BopMysterious Thelonious; John Coltrane’s Giant StepsCan’t Sleep; In the City; and The Magic Flute. He lives with his wife and son in New York City.

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