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Launching from Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers on June 5, 2018!

*NEW* Find out what inspired Michael Ian Black to write I'M SAD (on Mr. Schu's Watch.Connect. Read. blog)

Author: Michael Ian Black - Illustrator: Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers

40 pages | ISBN 9781481476270 | Grades P-3




A girl, a potato, and a very sad flamingo star in this charming sequel to I’m Bored by New York Times bestselling author and comedian Michael Ian Black and celebrated illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi.

Everyone feels sad sometimes—even flamingos.

Sigh. When Flamingo announces he’s feeling down, the little girl and Potato try to cheer him up, but nothing seems to work. Not even dirt! (Which usually works for Potato.)...



This will be the Bonus Page for the book when it comes out, and I'll update it with more info when it's available. Meanwhile, do check out the I'M SAD Facebook Page for updates and sneak peeks into the creation process.

And if you haven't already, do check out the first book: