{"id":7914858184941,"title":"April \u0026 Mae and the Animal Shelter","handle":"april-mae-and-the-animal-shelter","description":"\u003ch6\u003eComing March 14, 2023. Preorder today!\u003c\/h6\u003e\n\u003ch1\u003eApril \u0026amp; Mae and the Animal Shelter\u003c\/h1\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eThe Thursday Book\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/megan-dowd-lambert\"\u003eMegan Dowd Lambert\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/briana-dengoue\"\u003eBriana Dengoue\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAdopt your new best friend today!\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIt's Thursday, and April and Mae want to help the new animal shelter. Mae is good at helping with her hands, and April wants to help with her words. 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Preorder today!\u003c\/h6\u003e\n\u003ch1\u003eApril \u0026amp; Mae and the Animal Shelter\u003c\/h1\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eThe Thursday Book\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/megan-dowd-lambert\"\u003eMegan Dowd Lambert\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/briana-dengoue\"\u003eBriana Dengoue\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAdopt your new best friend today!\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIt's Thursday, and April and Mae want to help the new animal shelter. Mae is good at helping with her hands, and April wants to help with her words. While Mae plans a lemonade stand to raise money for cat food, April writes a letter to the newspaper encouraging pet adoption but wonders whether that will make a difference. Mae helps her to see that even little actions can contribute to change bit by bit!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWith imagination and humor, Every Day with April \u0026amp; Mae brings all there is to know and love about friendship to life in a way kids can both relate to and learn from, making this a perfect fit for young readers ready to step up from picture books.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these: \u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/collections\/every-day-with-april-and-mae\"\u003eEvery Day with April \u0026amp; Mae\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/april-mae-animal-shelter-spread.jpg?v=1660330883\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" class=\"cvr-border-gray\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e \u003cscript src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-shape=\"round\" defer async=\"\" type=\"text\/javascript\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DOWNLOADABLES BELOW - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDownloadables\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"medium-cover\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/april-mae-animal-shelter-cover.jpg?v=1660330883\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"btn-wrapper\"\u003e\u003ca class=\"product-btn\" href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/april-mae-animal-shelter-cover-hires.jpg.zip?v=1660330883\"\u003eDownload the Cover\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"btn-wrapper\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/april-mae-activity-kit.pdf?v=1664549105\" class=\"product-btn\"\u003eDownload the Activity Kit\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMegan Dowd Lambert, author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003eMegan Dowd Lambert\u003cspan\u003e is the author of \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eA Kid of Their Own\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan\u003e, \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eA Crow of His Own\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan\u003e, \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eReal Sisters Pretend\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan\u003e, and \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eReading Picture Books with Children\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan\u003e. 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April & Mae and the Animal Shelter

Coming March 14, 2023. Preorder today!

April & Mae and the Animal Shelter

The Thursday Book

By: Megan Dowd Lambert / Illustrated by: Briana Dengoue

Adopt your new best friend today!

It's Thursday, and April and Mae want to help the new animal shelter. Mae is good at helping with her hands, and April wants to help with her words. While Mae plans a lemonade stand to raise money for cat food, April writes a letter to the newspaper encouraging pet adoption but wonders whether that will make a difference. Mae helps her to see that even little actions can contribute to change bit by bit!

With imagination and humor, Every Day with April & Mae brings all there is to know and love about friendship to life in a way kids can both relate to and learn from, making this a perfect fit for young readers ready to step up from picture books.

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Megan Dowd Lambert, author

Megan Dowd Lambert is the author of A Kid of Their OwnA Crow of His OwnReal Sisters Pretend, and Reading Picture Books with Children. Her experiences as a white mother of seven children in a blended, multiracial, queer, adoptive family inform her work as an author, reviewer, and educator. A former children's literature instructor at Simmons University, Megan reviews and writes for Kirkus and Horn Book; is a consultant with EmbraceRace, a community focused on race and kids; and serves on the curation team of Our Shelves, a subscription box service that features racially diverse, LGBTQ+, and feminist characters and families.

Read more about Megan.


Briana Dengoue, illustrator

Briana Dengoue is a Philadelphia-born-and-based illustrator and graphic designer. She holds a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art and is a firm believer in the fact that representation matters. She is always hoping that her work reaches someone who may look like her and see the world like her.

Read more about Briana.

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Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-62354-262-7

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ISBN: 978-1-63289-854-8

Ages: 5-8
Page count: 48
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