Here in West Michigan, summer doesn’t exactly feel nearby. With One Big Family, though, we get a taste of the coming warmth.

This picture book by Marc Harshman is a celebration of family ties and brings to mind fond memories of summer reunions, brought to life by Sara Palacios’s glowing illustrations.

Enjoy a peek at the book with a brand new book trailer:

One Big Family is available now — order your copy here.

9780802853882About the book:

When you have a big family, reunions can be loud and chaotic. But as this cheerful book demonstrates, they can also be tons of fun! From canoeing down the river to getting chased by bees to telling ghost stories around the campfire, the reunion is filled with adventures for the whole family, even the pets! But when the vacation comes to an end, will everyone be able to keep the memories they’ve shared?

With sunny illustrations by Sara Palacios, Marc Harshman’s winsome story evokes all the joys of summer vacation and family togetherness.