Sock Story

Sock Story

by CK Smouha

Illustrated by Eleonora Marton

Published by: Cicada Books

32 pages, 10.60 x 8.20 in, Color illustrations throughout

  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9781908714596
  • Published: April 2019

$14.95

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'Smouha and Marton wring genuine suspense and edgy humor out of this clever, colorful tale.'-- NEW YORK TIMES

A beautifully illustrated picturebook about a sock that loses his pair and the identity crisis that ensues.

It’s Phil and Dale’s favourite time of the week - the WASH! The two socks impress each other with their acrobatics; flipping, spinning and shrieking, much to the disapproval of the other clothes in the washing machine. But why should they care? They’ve got each other and that’s all that matters... right?

When Phil goes missing, Dale is left contemplating life in solitude. After a brief encounter with a red shirt, he finds himself alone in the washing machine, lost and pink. When he is finally reunited with his buddy, Phil fails to recognise him and the socks must decide what being a pair means if one of you has changed....

Written in comic book form, and brought to life in gorgeous crayon illustrations, this a tale of friendship and identity that will delight children and adults alike.