About the Book

 

Two hungry kids embark on a quest for macaroni & cheese after their mother seems to misunderstand their request. Their journey takes them all over town, from a food cart to the ballpark and points between, where they meet familiar characters. Yet to this boy and girl, their hometown has become something like a foreign country; none of the grown-ups they talk to seem to know what the kids are asking for. Determined to be understood, and with their hunger and frustration peaking, the kids finally encounter an unlikely guide who reminds them of the secret to being heard.

When they return home, the advice works like a charm. Through silly word play and engaging illustrations the children learn that the key to getting what they want is a simple gesture of courtesy and their mother rewards them with warm bowls of their cherished macaroni and cheese.

About the Authors 

Jim Ringley

Jim Ringley

Seth Little

Seth Little

Jim Ringley is an artist and writer in San Luis Obispo, California. His artwork has been exhibited in galleries from Tokyo to New York and he has published essays in such literary journals as The Threepenny ReviewThe Sun, and Catamaran.

Seth Little is a graduate of Temple University’s Tyler School of Art. He has had a successful career as a Creative Director in advertising and lives in San Francisco.

Jim and Seth each have two children, all of whom are fools for colorful pictures, silly word-play, and a hero’s journey.