Discover the lost art of the high five in this #1 New York Times
bestseller from the creators of the beloved Dragons Love Tacos
. A rollicking, rhyme-tastic, interactive high five competition starring YOU, improve your slapping skills just in time for the annual high five contest!
April 16, 2019
Up to Kindergarten
Adam Rubin is the #1 New York Times
best-selling author of ten critically-acclaimed picture books, including the Those Darn Squirrels
trilogy, Dragons Love Tacos
, Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel
, Secret Pizza Party
and El Chupacabras
(which was short-listed for the 2018 Texas Blue Bonnet award). He spent ten years working as a creative director in the advertising industry before leaving his day job to write full-time. In between writing projects, he designs and collects optical illusions, puzzles and games. His favorite color is blue, his favorite food is fried chicken, and his favorite animal is the otter.
is an artist, illustrator, and author from Brooklyn, NY. He has illustrated twelve picture books including the New York Times
best seller, Dragons Love Tacos
. Daniel is a regular contributor to several magazines and newspapers including The New Yorker
and the New York Times
, and works on a wide array of projects from packaging design to branding. He currently lives with his wife, son, and their dog Ronni in New York City.
"A high-spirited impetus to clap hands—or better yet, someone else's." —Kirkus
"The pictures offer plenty of room to receive readers’ high-five innovations, and the pages crackle with Salmieri’s neon palette and scratchy, kinetic pencil lines." —Publishers Weekly
"An interesting concept will elicit giggles and enthusiasm from readers, and neon colored pencil illustrations, reminiscent of 80s spandex suits, fill pages with vibrancy and energy." —School Library Journal
"This new offering from the Dragons Love Tacos team is sure to delight audiences—and should make for lively story times." —Booklist