Best friends Jasper and Ollie decide to go to the pool. But, Jasper races ahead – crashing into the mailman, speeding past the ice cream truce, Meanwhile, Ollie takes his sweet time – pausing to admire a butterfly, smell a daisy, and help the mailman pick up his letters!
This hilarious story allows young readers to easily recognize the differences between the two pals. It’s a hugely funny celebration of what makes each person special. Kids AND grown-ups will giggle as they decide if they’re more of a “Jasper” or an “Ollie.”
ALEX WILLAN is the author and illustrator of Jasper & Ollie and Jasper & Ollie Build a Fort. Alex grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, where he was seldom seen without his sketchbook in hand. His love of drawing led him to earn a BFA in illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. Alex has exhibited in art galleries and has painted murals, theater sets, and squirmy kids’ faces, but his true love has always been children’s books. He lives in Chicago with his dog, Harley. See more of his work at alexwillan.com, and follow him on Instagram at @alexwillan.