The Smushkins Look for a House

By Claudia Rueda

Series: The Smushkins

Pub Date: Fall 2025

Publisher/Editor: Candlewick, Kaylan Adair

Genre: early reader picture book

Description:

Smushkins are ready to explore the world and they smell adventure whenever there is a problem to solve. However, they’d rather be playing outside, and eating delicious red apples and big ice cream cones.

In this concept book series for very young children, a quirky cast of buddies explore the world. Imagine The Moomins crossed with The Muppets!

Claudia Rueda is a New York Times best-selling illustrator of over thirty picture books. Her trademark is a deep empathy for how young children experience the world.

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Subrights Info

  • Translation rights available via Candlewick
  • UK/ANZ rights available via Candlewick
  • Film/TV rights available via Candlewick
  • Merchandising and commercial rights available via Candlewick

Approximate Page Count:

40

Author Bio:

Claudia Rueda is a Colombian author and a New York
Times Best Seller illustrator of over thirty picture books
for children. Rueda’s books have been published in the
United States, Mexico and Spain and have been
translated into sixteen different languages for Asia and
Europe. She’s a 2016 Hans Christian Andersen and
Astrid Lindgren Awards nominee. Claudia went to Law
and Art school and worked as a political cartoonist in
Colombia. She then studied Children’s Book Illustration
at UC Berkeley and she holds a MFA in Creative Writing
from Lesley University. She is also fluent in Spanish.

Visit Claudia at http://www.claudiarueda.com.

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conversational or fluent:

Spanish

Other Titles:

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AS WRITER AND ILLUSTRATOR
-Redlocks and the Three Bears ·2021· Chronicle Books (coming in November)
-Bunny Overboard· 2020· Chronicle Books
-Hungry Bunny · 2018· Chronicle Books
-Bunny Slopes · 2016 · Chronicle Books
-Is it Big or is it Little? · 2013 · Eerdmans

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