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Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie

Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie


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  • Publication Date: April 12, 2016
  • Imprint: Amulet Paperbacks
  • Trim Size: 5 12 x 7 12
  • ISBN: 9781419720505
  • Page Count: 144
  • Illustrations: Black-and-white illustrations throughout
  • Rights: World/All

I had a bad August. A very bad August. As bad as pickle juice on a cookie.

Eleanor’s beloved babysitter, Bibi, is moving away. Suddenly, the things she used to enjoy aren’t fun anymore—everything reminds her of Bibi. To make matters worse, Eleanor has a new babysitter, who just isn’t the same. But as the new school year looms ahead, so do new beginnings. And Eleanor is about to learn some special things about herself, friendship, and the bittersweet process of growing up.


About the author

Julie Sternberg is a graduate of The New School’s MFA program in writing for children. She is the author of the Eleanor series, which also includes Like Bug Juice on a Burger and Like Carrot Juice on a Cupcake. She lives in Brooklyn. 

Matthew Cordell is the illustrator of the Eleanor series and many beloved picture books for children, including Bat and Rat. He lives in Chicago.