Norman Didn't Do It!: (Yes, He Did) (Hardcover)

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When his best friend (Mildred, a tree) makes a new friend (a nearby tree sprout), Norman the porcupine learns a tough lesson about friendship, jealousy, growth, and tree-napping. The story is quirky and inventive yet still flows organically, and the almost comic-strip style artwork is bold, full of colors and contrasts, and quite friendly. I’ve never wanted to hug a porcupine so much!

— Chris Lee

Ah, friendship! Norman the porcupine does absolutely everything with his "bestie" Mildred, the tree. From baseball to chess, from reading to bird watching, even playing "tree" together. Just the two of them, until... "who is that?!" What can Norman do to stop Mildred's new connection? It's an elaborate plan, and let's just say, it's not good. This is a tale of jealousy and redemption for the ages. My favorite picture books somehow combine sweet illustrations with clever story lines. Higgins has done just that!

— Tim McCarthy

September/October 2021 Kids Indie Next List


“Did Norman do it? Children of all ages will find a relatable, lovable friend in Norman the porcupine. A creative, thoughtful, and humorous book that parents and children will adore (and talk about)!”
— Kirsten Hess, Let's Play Books!, Emmaus, PA

About the Author


Ryan T. Higgins (ryanthiggins.com) is the author and illustrator of the New York Times best-selling Mother Bruce, which received the E. B. White Read-Aloud Award and the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor; Hotel Bruce; BE QUIET!; and Bruce's Big Move. He lives in Maine with his wife and kids and lots of pets.

Ryan T. Higgins (ryanthiggins.com) is the author and illustrator of the New York Times best-selling Mother Bruce, which received the E. B. White Read-Aloud Award and the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor; Hotel Bruce; BE QUIET!; and Bruce's Big Move. He lives in Maine with his wife and kids and lots of pets.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781368026239
ISBN-10: 1368026230
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Publication Date: September 7th, 2021
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Norman