Home Is...

by Hannah Barnaby (Author) Frann Preston-Gannon (Illustrator)

Home Is...
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
What makes a home home? Find out in this intriguing exploration of the places creatures call home. From mountain to sea, meadow to tree, small town to big city, people and animals make their homes all over the world. Some are forever while some change with the seasons, but all are just right for the creatures who live in them. With lyrical rhyming text perfect for reading aloud and evocative jewel-toned illustrations, here is a book that will have young readers thinking about home in a whole new way.

Hannah Barnaby

Hannah Barnaby has worked as a children's book editor, a bookseller, and a teacher of writing for children and young adults. She holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College and an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College. Her first novel, Wonder Show, was a William C. Morris nominee. Hannah lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, with her family.

Anoosha Syed is a Pakistani-Canadian illustrator based in Toronto. She has a passion for creating cute characters with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion, and has illustrated many best-loved picture books, including Bug Girl, I Am Perfectly Designed and Bilal Cooks Daal. Anoosha also has worked as a freelance character designer, with studios that include Disney JR and Dreamworks TV.

Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Beach Lane Books
Publication date
August 20, 2021
BISAC categories
JUV057000 - Juvenile Fiction | Stories in Verse (see also Poetry)
JUV002000 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | General
JUV009040 - Juvenile Fiction | Concepts | Opposites
Library of Congress categories
Picture books
Stories in rhyme

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