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Overview

Astonishing--The New York Times Book Review

A brilliantly funny, highly illustrated story about how a little ink splot changes a family forever. Perfect for those who love Hoot, Holes, or Frindle

The Rylance family is stuck. Dad's got writer's block. Ethan promised to illustrate a group project at school--even though he can't draw. Sarah's still pining for a puppy. And they all miss Mom.

Enter Inkling. Inkling begins life in Mr. Rylance's sketchbook. But one night the ink of his drawings runs together--and then leaps off the page This small burst of creativity is about to change everything.

Ethan finds him first. Inkling has absorbed a couple chapters of his math book--not good--and the story he's supposed to be illustrating for school--also not good. But Inkling's also started drawing the pictures to go with the story--which is amazing It's just the help Ethan was looking for Inkling helps the rest of the family too--for Sarah he's a puppy. And for Dad he's a spark of ideas for a new graphic novel. It's exactly what they all want.

It's not until Inkling goes missing that this family has to face the larger questions of what they--and Inkling--truly need.

- A New York Times Notable Book
- A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year -- top ten selection
- A true-to-life family, some can't-put-it-down excitement, a few deep questions, and more than a little bit of magic. This book is everything, and I loved every page. --Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medalist for When You Reach Me

  • ISBN-13: 9781524772840
  • ISBN-10: 1524772844
  • Publisher: Yearling Books
  • Publish Date: March 2020
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.1 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds
  • Page Count: 272
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12