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Publisher's Summary

Adapted for audio, this big-hearted story of kindness - reminiscent of The Day the Crayons Quit - is written by the best-selling author of Ordinary People Change the World and illustrated by the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of Beekle.

Sunday quit, just like that. She said she was tired of being a day. And so the other days of the week had no choice but to advertise: "WANTED: A NEW DAY. Must be relaxing, tranquil, and replenishing. Serious inquires only." Soon lots of hopefuls arrived with their suggestions, such as Funday, Bunday, Acrobaturday, SuperheroDay, and even MonstersWhoResembleJellyfishDay! Things quickly got out of hand...until one more candidate showed up: a little girl with a thank-you gift for Sunday. The girl suggested simply a nice day - a day to be kind. And her gratitude made a calendar's worth of difference to Sunday, who decided she didn't need to quit after all.

When we appreciate each other a little bit more, all the days of the week can be brand-new days where everything is possible.

©2021 Brad Meltzer (P)2021 Listening Library

Critic Reviews

"Bright art captures the mania, with cotton-candy hues representing each of the anthropomorphic days...A humorous, meandering approach to a life lesson about leading every day with benevolence." (Kirkus)

"In this amusing spoof of talent competitions...the creators have something more in mind than giving readers a highly inventive tickle." (Publishers Weekly)

"[T]he amount of silliness carries the story through.... With their oddball shapes and candy-colored hues, the days each have a distinct personality [and] make vivid, solid anchor points as the chaos around them grows." (BCCB)

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