The book tells the story of Chunky Rice, a small turtle who leaves his familiar surroundings, including his mouse best friend, to enter the next phase of his life. Other side characters in the novel also experience similar losses of friendship through tragedy or their own choice.
As his debut picture novella, Good-bye, Chunky Rice helped win Thompson the 2000 Harvey Award for Best New Talent.
MID-YEAR MEDIA REVIEW: GOOD, BAD AND UGLY Sizable write-offs, slumping revenue figures, strategies and expectations get a good airing.(Brief Article)
Jul 02, 2001; The good, the bad and the ugly aspects of publishing in a down economy were on display at the Mid-Year Media Review June 18-20 in...