Tim's Goodbye

Author(s): Steven Salerno

Picture Books

A touching picture book about a group of children who must say goodbye to a dear friend.

Margot is sad because her beloved pet, Tim, has died.

She and her friends band together to give him a proper sendoff. Melinda brings her French horn. Vincent brings balloons. Otto wears his best hat. When all gather together, they celebrate Tim's beautiful, simple life as they send him on a surprising farewell journey to a special place above the mountains and beyond the clouds.

And Margot has a feeling that Tim is happy once again.

This tender story from Steven Salerno also features his beautiful illustrations, with a simple color palette and classic feel. Tim's Goodbye is sure to strike a chord with readers who have experienced a difficult farewell.


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The Fantastic Ferris Wheel: "An absorbing read for young makers and dreamers." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review"The book's strength are the dramatic, mixed-media illustrations, which capture the enormity of Ferris's wheel and its spectacular appearance when lit up at night. . . . Useful for discussing how written texts and illustrations work together." --School Library Journal, starred review"Salerno's precisely drafted illustrations give a solid sense of the era, including intricate renderings of Chicago architecture and the construction of the wheel, while Kraft creates a genuine suspense in the lead-up to its debut." --Publishers Weekly

Steven Salerno has illustrated over twenty popular picture books, including The Fantastic Ferris Wheel: The Story of Inventor George Ferris by Betsy Harvey Kraft, and the forthcoming Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates by April Jones Prince (FSG/Fall 2017). He is the author-illustrator of five picture books, too, including Coco the Carrot and Wild Child. His illustrations also appear in advertising, magazines, and product packaging. A graduate of Parsons School of Design, he lives and works in New York City. Visit him online at stevensalerno.com

General Fields

  • : 9780374306472
  • : Farrar, Straus & Giroux
  • : Farrar, Straus & Giroux (BYR)
  • : April 2018
  • : 279mm X 216mm
  • : United States
  • : May 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Steven Salerno
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 813.6
  • : 40
  • : Full color illustrations thoughout