Playtime for Restless Rascals
by Nikki Grimes, Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon
Publication Date: Sep 06, 2022
List Price: $17.99
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Triangle Square
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Parent Company: Seven Stories Press
Nikki Grimes, Coretta Scott King Award winning author, and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon’s latest children’s masterpiece is a whimsical adventure and rollicking celebration of playtime fun.
“Time to get to work, little one,” I tell you.
“What work?” you ask.
you pretend not to understand.
“Your job is called Play,” I say.
Mom needs to wake up her child whose job is to play. From dancing in puddles to jumping in leaves, and swinging high enough to almost reach the sun, there’s so much to do in a fun-filled day.
For those seeking children’s books about diversity, this loving depiction of everyday shenanigans is sure to become a story time favorite. Playtime for Restless Rascals is an African American children’s book that celebrates imagination, playful moments, and the love between parents and child.