Snake's Big Mistake

Written and illustrated by Sarah Kurpiel

Hardcover edition

Publisher HarperCollins Imprint HarperCollins ISBN


Snake's Big Mistake

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Snake loves art class—until his project is a disaster, and he makes a terrible mistake that hurts a friend. Acclaimed author-artist Sarah Kurpiel’s Snake’s Big Mistake is a picture book about art, friendship, apologizing, and forgiveness, for readers of The Rabbit Listened and The Book of Mistakes.

Snake’s favorite class is art. For weeks, he’s looked forward to sculpting the most spectacular clay pot in his class. But when his pot breaks and his teacher confuses Snake’s pot with Turtle’s, Snake takes home Turtle’s masterpiece to show his family. Now, Snake will have to craft a way to repair a broken pot and a broken friendship.

A stand-alone companion to Sarah Kurpiel’s Elephant’s Big Solo, Snake’s Big Mistake introduces readers to a new star from the same class of animal students. Combining a sensitive, thoughtful text and irresistible illustrations full of child appeal, acclaimed author-illustrator Sarah Kurpiel centers emotions young readers can easily identify with, such as anxiety, guilt, regret, and embarrassment. Snake’s Big Mistake is an excellent choice for social and emotional learning, as well as story-time sharing.

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