The Perfect One

by Sue Lancaster (Author) Diego Vaisberg (Illustrator)

The Perfect One
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

Cami and Isa are very different sisters. Cami always wants to be perfect. She worries about it every single day! She follows all the rules, does all her homework on time, and never makes a fuss. Isa, on the other hand, is confident everything she does is perfect, even when it's most definitely not. Her drawing on the wall? Perfect. Her bowling ball bouncing into the other lane? Perfect-er.

When the two sisters face their own challenges at the first day of basketball camp, they realize there's a lot they can teach each other.

Featuring charming and humorous illustrations, The Perfect One shares gentle messaging about the importance of patience, practice, and supporting your siblings. The perfect book for kids struggling with perfectionism, or any child that compares themselves to a sibling, The Perfect One helps children understand there's no such thing as perfect--just being perfectly true to you.

Mayo Clinic Press Kids creates empowering health and wellness content in partnership with pediatric experts. Proceeds from the sale of every book go to benefit important medical research and education at Mayo Clinic.

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Diego Vaisberg is an Art Director and Illustrator at DGPH Illustration and Design Studio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and illustration professor at Palermo University and collaborator at Universidad de Buenos Aires in graphic design. Vaisberg has over 20 years working on visual development, advertising and illustration for children's product.

Rocío Caputo works as an illustrator and visual development artist and is an Illustration and VisDev professor at Palermo University in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Caputo is truly passionate about sharing stories through her work and creating a deeper visual narrative.

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Mayo Clinic Press Kids
Publication date
February 06, 2024
BISAC categories
JUV039140 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
JUV039020 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Adolescence
JUV013070 - Juvenile Fiction | Family | Siblings
JUV032020 - Juvenile Fiction | Sports & Recreation | Basketball
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