In by Nikki McClure


In by Nikki McClure

I only want to stay in.In my pajamas.Inside.In. In. In.Nikki McClure celebrates the joys of cozy indoor time--and the corresponding joys of outdoor time--in her newest title for the Appleseed list. We follow a boy through an eventful day. Snug in his pj's, he wants nothing more than to read books, bake and play with a big wicker basket. But soon, the outdoors are too tempting to resist, and he takes his wild imagination into nature. That is, until it's time to come inside again. Gorgeous papercut illustrations accompany the text.


The text finds simple joys in one s surroundings, and the consistent use of in versus out drives home this basic concept...McClure s cut-paper illustrations are filled with amazing detail. --Julia Smith Booklist

About the Author

Nikki McClure is the author and illustrator of Collect Raindrops; Mama, Is It Summer Yet?; To Market, To Market; Apple; and How to Be a Cat, and the illustrator of All in a Day by Cynthia Rylant and May the Stars Drip Down by Jeremy Chatelain. Visit her online at

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36 pages


Nikki McClure
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Publication date

3rd March 2015



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