The first in an early graphic novel series about outgoing Cookie and shy Broccoli as they navigate the ups and downs of starting school--perfect for fans of Narwhal and Jelly!
New best friends Cookie and Broccoli are as different as peanut butter and cheese, but that doesn't stop them from helping each other through the first day of school! Together they find the classroom and and concoct silly secret greetings. When Broccoli discovers that Cookie is also nervous to meet new classmates, the two of them come up with the perfect solution--inviting everyone to join their Shy Friends Club!
July 7, 2020
Bob McMahon is an illustrator and creator of the Cookie & Broccoli series. He lives in Thousand Oaks, California, with his wife and daughter and a dog named Sam.
*Florida's Sunshine State Young Reader Award (Junior) Nominee!*
*Texas' Little Maverick Graphic Novel 2021 Reading list!*
“Delightful, owing in no small part to Cookie and Broccoli’s odd-couple chemistry. . . . A great start to a conversation between early elementary students and their grown-ups about kind, confident social interaction.”—School Library Journal