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Penny Candy Books, General


Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy


The Day We Lost Pet


Somewhere a bell is ringing

  • Publisher's WeeklySomewhere a Bell is RingingOctober 24, 2017. Excerpt: "The attention to detail in both text and art is evident, and the message of global interconnectedness comes through."

The Blue Pool of Questions



  • World Literature Today’s 75 Notable Translations of 2017. December 12, 2017. 
  • Kirkus Reviews, The Blue Pool of Questions. August 7, 2017. Excerpt: "Deliciously confounding and deeply moving, this book is a work of art in pictures and words for adults and children alike."
  • Publisher's Weekly, The Blue Pool of QuestionsJuly 2017. Excerpt: "Manasrah’s richly multilayered illustrations mesh gracefully with Abu-Alhayyat's abstract writing in a haunting meditation on one man’s search for belonging and meaning."



The Hunt

the hunt


A Gift from Greensboro


The Not In Here Story


NUVEAU: The Future of Patterns