John Wallace

Books by This Illustrator

The Ring Bearer

Illustrated by: John Wallace
Age Level: 0-3

This story prepares a child for what to expect at a traditional American wedding, from the point of view of the ring bearer. The simple rhyming text concludes with the bride and groom driving off, the ring bearer and other children throwing seeds for good luck – for “This is the way/The wedding will go.”

Very Last First Time

Illustrated by: John Wallace
Age Level: 6-9

Product Description: Eva lives in an Inuit village in northern Canada where people search along the bottom of the seabed beneath a thick shelf of ice for mussels to eat in the winter. Eva usually helps her mother, but for the first time, she's going to go by herself. On the ice, her candle goes out, and the tide threatens to return! When she is finally safe with her mother, Eva proclaims, "That was my very last first time walking alone on the bottom of the sea." ALA Notable Children's Book.