Book Birthday Bash: The Amazing Idea of You

Book Birthday Bash


The Amazing Idea of You by Charlotte Sullivan WildHappy Book Birthday to THE AMAZING IDEA OF YOU!

In this picture book, in every living thing is an idea. That idea can sprout, sing, wriggle, take wing . . . into something amazing! Exploring beginnings both small and great, THE AMAZING IDEA OF YOU bonds the human and natural worlds in a lyrical burst of celebration. So dig deep, fly high, look around, and find the extraordinary inside everything . . . including YOU!

Fans of Emily Winfield Martin will delight in this loving, gorgeously illustrated story that celebrates new life. It’s the perfect gift for new babies, curious children, aspiring world changers, and anyone beginning a new adventure…with a first step!

We’re so happy you’re at our party for THE AMAZING IDEA OF YOU, where the guest of honor is YOU. Join in the fun…


A creek, cattails, branches, sky…and an orchard with all your family and friends!


Music provided by:
insects and songbirds
serenading the sunrise
and the lapping lake


Apples, apples, everywhere APPLES!


Duck, duck…GRAY DUCK
(because that’s how they play in the author’s native Minnesota!)


Knit apple hats like these!

THE AMAZING IDEA OF YOU is written by Charlotte Sullivan Wild and published by Bloomsbury. You can buy this book at the retailers below…

Charlotte Sullivan Wild

Charlotte Sullivan Wild

Charlotte Sullivan Wild is the author of the picture book THE AMAZING IDEA OF YOU, illustrated by Mary Lundquist (Bloomsbury, 2019). She serves as the Regional Advisor for the Southwest Texas chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators; founding host of the Picture Book Salon of San Antonio, Texas; and bookseller at The Twig Book Shop. She previously taught children’s literature for nearly two decades, volunteered in public and school libraries, and interviewed children’s authors for Write On! Radio (KFAI). Originally from frosty Minnesota, she now lives in sunny Texas, where she enjoys hiking, and harmonizing with the Live Oak Singers. She is represented by Minju Chang of BookStop Literary Agency. Find her online at, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Did you have fun at the party? Tell the author in the comments!

KEEP CELEBRATING! BUY THIS BOOK AT: The Twig Shop (Autographed copies available) | IndieBound | Barnes & Noble | Amazon


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One Response

  1. Tara Bauer says:

    It’s a fantastic book. Extremely heart-warming and with an idea that you want to instill in your child and practically everyone: you are an amazing idea & have awesome potential!

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