Victoria M. Sanchez is a writer and working mom who has written children's stories for Highlights magazine. She lives in California with her family. This is her first book. Jess Golden, a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, has illustrated a number of children's books including the Wheels on the Tuk Tuk, Snow Dog Sand Dog, and the Lana&s World early reader series. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and dog.
"The story effectively illustrates Pilar's anxiety and the coping
mechanisms she successfully uses to defuse it. A solid addition to
help young readers develop empathy and resilience." School Library
"Nervous kids will be able to relate... and they'll have their confidence bolstered by Pilar's smart coping techniques, such as using positive thinking, talking about her feelings with friends and family, and taking time to do the things she truly loves." Booklist