The Big Squeeze (Hardcover)

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By Molly Harris, Alison Hawkins (Illustrator)
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A hardworking sponge makes its debut in this delightful and relatable picture book perfect for fans of Lou by Breanna Carzoo and The Creature of Habit by Jennifer E. Smith!

The little sponge has a BIG job. She washes and mops and scrubs away all the messes in the kitchen.

But what happens when the mess gets TOO BIG and she just CAN’T clean anymore?

Find out how far friendship, self-care, and a BIIIIIIIG squeeze can go in one sponge’s charming battle against total burnout.

About the Author

Molly Harris is a children’s book author from Massachusetts. She is a technical writer by trade who enjoys world traveling and bear hugging her larger-than-life dog. She now lives in Ireland with her husband and two sons. The Big Squeeze is Molly’s children’s book debut. You can visit her at

Alison Hawkins is a children’s book creator who began her career as a graphic and product designer, illustrating for apparel, toys, and greeting cards. She is the illustrator of Angela Shanté’s The Noisy Classroom, Little People, Big Dreams’s Nelson Mandela, and the Super Gross early reader series. The first book she wrote and illustrated for kids is titled Time to Go, Larry. When she is not sketching, you can find Alison cooking at home, hitting up a favorite coffee shop, or exploring local hiking trails with her husband and dog in North Carolina. You can visit Alison at

Product Details
ISBN: 9780063255586
ISBN-10: 0063255588
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: July 9th, 2024
Pages: 32
Language: English

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