"Breathtakingly original."—Kirkus Reviews
The story of a balloon family that comes together to mourn the death of their beloved pet. Part creation myth, part fairytale, these odd and endearing balloon characters harness the language of science and nature in order to understand life’s most difficult moments. A crossover title that appeals to kids and adults alike.
Elizabeth Bird/School Library Journal, “Oddest Books of 2018.” December 16, 2018.
Telegram & Gazette, Clintonian's Book Helps Children Deal with Loss, February 11, 2018.
Worcester Magazine, The Day We Lost Pet: A Child's Understanding of Life and Death. December 14, 2017.
Kirkus Reviews, starred review, The Day We Lost Pet. October 30, 2017. Excerpt: "This supremely tender book is one that readers will return to again and again, if they can bear it, finding new meaning with each reading and in each new stage of life. Breathtakingly original."