Happy Publication Date to LUCKY by Christy Mandin which published with HarperCollins Children’s today! This is her debut as an author-illustrator and her illustrations/color palette/character designs are to die for. It’s one of those books where you’ll catch something new every time you read it. This is a story about a pearl whose shell home is crushed so she must embark on a journey to find a new one. It’s a story about home and friendship and taking care of our ocean! Plus, the illustrations are to die for. You can buy a copy here, and you can also check out Christy’s website to learn more about her beach cleanup movement called Lucky + Jim’s Cleanup Club.