Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship (Hardcover)
International tidying superstar and New York Times bestselling author Marie Kondo brings her unique method to young readers in this charming story about how tidying up creates space for joy in all parts of your life, co-written and illustrated by beloved children’s book veteran Salina Yoon.
The KonMari Method inspires a charming friendship story that is sure to spark joy!
Kiki and Jax are best friends, but they couldn’t be more different. The one thing they always agree on is how much fun they have together. But when things start to get in the way, can they make space for what has always sparked joy—each other?
About the Author
MARIE KONDO is a tidying expert, bestselling author, star of Netflix's hit show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, and founder of KonMari Media, Inc. Enchanted with organizing since her childhood, Marie began her career as a tidying consultant while a 19-year-old university student in Tokyo. Today, she's a world-renowned tidying expert and pop culture icon, helping people around the world to transform their cluttered homes into spaces of serenity and inspiration. Marie has been featured in Time Magazine, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The London Times, Vogue magazine, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Ellen Show, and many others. She has also been named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World.
SALINA YOON is a Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator of a dozen picture books and early readers, and nearly 200 innovative novelty books for young readers. Her Penguin and Bear and Floppy picture book series have been featured in Kohl's Cares and have sold around the world. She lives in San Marcos, California, with her husband, Chris Polentz, and their two sons.
This utterly delightful debut picture book tells the relatable tale of Lola Dutch, who just is TOO MUCH! As in goes overboard with enthusiasm, goes beyond the boundaries of sense, as in borders on catastrophes along with her 4 funny sidekick friends – Pig, Crane, Gator and Bear. The expressive watercolors and delicate pencil art are literally bursting with joy and energy from the page, as is Lola Dutch herself. It is a book you could hand to a grandparent with a knowing, sly smile………”I think you may know someone like this”. Can’t wait for more Lola Dutch adventures from husband and wife team of Kenneth and Sarah Jane Wright. Bonus appeal: Endpapers that turn into play scenes using the included paper doll cutouts of Lola Dutch and Bear! - Maureen