Wish You Were Here (Fix-It Friends #4) (Prebound)

Wish You Were Here (Fix-It Friends #4) By Nicole C. Kear, Tracy Dockray (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nicole C. Kear, Tracy Dockray (Illustrator)
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Because losing a loved one is hard.

Ziggy isn't just a pet guinea pig. He's a rock star, a friend, and a part of Ezra's family. So when he dies, Ezra is more upset than Veronica has ever seen him. She can't just sit back and watch a friend suffer. Something must be done Laughter is the best medicine, so tons of fun is just what the Fix-It Friends order.

But when nothing seems to shake Ezra's sadness, the Fix-It crew learns that grief isn't something to get around, but something to get through. And with good friends by his side, Ezra will do just that.

Accessible and funny, the fourth book in The Fix-It Friends series by Nicole C. Kear handles a sensitive topic with lots of heart.

Includes a toolbox of expert advice on how to deal with loss.

Don't miss the other Fix-It Friends adventures:
The Fix-It Friends: Have No Fear
The Fix-It Friends: Sticks and Stones
The Fix-It Friends: The Show Must Go On
The Fix-It Friends: Eyes on the Prize
The Fix-It Friends: Three's a Crowd

An Imprint Book

Praise for The Fix-It Friends: Have No Fear

"Fears are scary But don't worry: the Fix-It Friends are here with step-by-step help --and humor too."--Fran Manushkin, author of the Katie Woo series

"Full of heart and more than a little spunk"
--Kathleen Lane, author of The Best Worst Thing

An empowering resource for kids -- and they're just plain fun to read."
--Lauren Knickerbocker, Ph.D., Co-Director, Early Childhood Service, NYU Child Study Center

"Hooray for these young friends who work together; this diverse crew will have readers looking forward to more." --Kirkus Reviews

About the Author


Nicole C. Kear is the author of the chapter book series The Fix-It Friends (Imprint) and the memoir Now I See You (St. Martin's Press), chosen as a Must-Read by People, Martha Stewart Living, Parade, Redbook, and Marie Claire UK among others. Her essays have appeared in the New York Times, Good Housekeeping, New York, Psychology Today, and Parents as well as on Salon, the Huffington Post, and xoJane. She teaches writing at the NYU School of Professional Studies. A native of New York, she received a BA from Yale, a MA from Columbia, and a red nose from the San Francisco School of Circus Arts. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, three children, and two albino frogs. Tracy Dockray illustrated the paperback cover of Lois Lowry's Stay, a dog's tale about his life, and a picture book, Izzy & Oscar (Sourcebooks, 2015) a story about a more unusual kind of pet. Tracy has illustrated numerous other picture books such as The Tushy Book and the prize winning Lost and Found Pony, as well as an edition of Beverly Cleary's Ramona series, Ralph the Mouse series, Henry Huggins series, and The Fix-It Friends series.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780606405829
ISBN-10: 0606405828
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: September 12th, 2017
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Fix-It Friends