Perfectly Percy by Paul Schmid

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This is Percy.

Percy loves balloons.

Balloons are fun! But Percy has a small problem . . .

. . . and to solve it, he'll need a really big idea!

Paul Schmid, the author and artist of Hugs From Pearl, presents a story about an adorably prickly character with a big heart. Percy shows that there is no problem too big for a plucky porcupine to solve!


About Paul Schmid

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Author Bio: Paul Schmid is the author and illustrator of A Pet for Petunia, Petunia Goes Wild, and Hugs from Pearl. In 2010, he was awarded a month-long fellowship with Maurice Sendak. He lives in Seattle, with his wife, Linda and their daughter Anna, but no alligators. Visit him at
Published January 29, 2013 by HarperCollins. 40 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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What is an adorable porcupine to do when his passion is for balloons?

Jan 15 2013 | Read Full Review of Perfectly Percy

Publishers Weekly

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Eventually, Percy realizes he can don his cereal bowl (still dripping) like a helmet to protect his fragile balloons, “A perfectly Percy idea.” Schmid conveys Percy’s frustration and elation with a handful of adorable charcoal lines, a few sketched-in items of interest (such as a box of bur...

Dec 03 2012 | Read Full Review of Perfectly Percy

Project MUSE

Since he’s a porcupine, this is a problem: “HAPPY little porcupines with balloons are soon SAD little porcupines.

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