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**NEW: I finished Matthew Winner's sentences about I'M WORRIED on Matthew Winner's blog.

Here's a high-res version of the I'M WORRIED cover.

Author: Michael Ian Black - Illustrator: Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Launching from Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers on June 4th, 2019

40 pages | ISBN 9781534415867 | Grades P-3



A girl, a flamingo, and a worried potato star in the third book in New York Times bestselling author Michael Ian Black and illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi’s series about feelings—and why they’re good, even when they feel bad.

Potato is worried. About everything.

Because anything might happen.

When he tells his friends, he expects them to comfort him by saying that everything will be okay. Except they don’t. Because it might not be, and that’s okay too. Still, there’s one thing they can promise for sure: no matter what happens…they will always be by his side.

The story features the Potato, Little Girl and Flamingo from the previous two books in the series:

This was my first children's book, published in 2012. Find out how I was chosen as the illustrator in 2010.

This sequel to I'M BORED comes out from Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers in June 2018.