Ladybug Nominee

After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat (New York, NY: Roaring Brook Press, 2017)
Based on a beloved nursery rhyme, this inspirational tale follows avid bird watcher who loves to be high up on a wall Humpty Dumpty, whom after his fall is frightened and unable to do his usual favorite things. Encouragement is brought to the readers as Humpty Dumpty overcomes his fears. As the back cover says, “Life begins when you get back up.”

About Dan Santat

A Caldecott Medal-winning (The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend) and New York Times bestselling author and illustrator. For more on Dan Santat and why Horn Book thinks he is one of the hardest working people in publishing visit https://www.hbook.com/2015/07/choosing-books/horn-book-magazine/profile-of-2015-caldecott-medal-winner-dan-santat/#_



This is one of ten titles nominated for the 2018 Ladybug Picture Book Award. This info sheet post was created by Deborah Dutcher, Youth and Adult Services Librarian, NHSL.


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