Are You Eating Candy Without Me?

“A book as sweet as the candy that fills its pages.” – Kirkus Reviews

In this delightfully illustrated picture book, readers explore the original FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) as four children imagine what wild, zany, and impossible adventures the adults in their lives must surely get up to when they are not with them.

Four different children from three different families ponder what the adults in their lives do during the day. Are they jumping on trampolines? Are they eating cake and ice cream while riding birthday ponies? Are they eating candy with other adults? After a series of hilariously illustrated and wildly imaginative scenarios, readers learn an important lesson: The adults who love them think about them constantly and are most definitely, certainly, ABSOLUTELY . . . not eating candy without them. Or are they?

Draga Jenny Malesevic is an author and storyteller living in New York City. She is a publishing professional by day and enjoys trivia, dancing, and most of all, reading children’s books. This is her first picture book.

Charlotte Bruijn is a designer, illustrator, and proud mother of two young readers living in the Netherlands.


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