Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude

Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude

Steadfast Fortitude and curious Patience are waiting every morning to greet visitors of the Library.That is until, one early morning, when Fortitude finds Patience is missing. The city is about to awake, and the lions absolutely must be in their places before the sun rises. Now, Fortitude must abandon his own post to find his best friend in the Library?s labyrinthine halls Steadfast Fortitude and curious Patience are waiting every morning to greet visitors of the Library.That is until, one ...

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Title:Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude
Author:Josh Funk
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Genres:Childrens
ISBN:1250155010
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:40 pages pages

Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude Reviews

  • Barbara
    Sep 01, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

  • Cynthia Egbert
    Nov 03, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

  • Beth
    May 08, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

  • Kelly
    Nov 18, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

  • Chance Lee
    Nov 20, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

  • Lauren- The Smile Lines
    Aug 29, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

    Such an awesome story! My whole class wanted to research the nypl after reading. A must have for any classroom. ...

    I've never had the pleasure of going to the New York Public Library, though I've been to New York City and seen other beautiful places. Josh Funk's story is an imagined adventure but also an invitation to visit and fall in love with a library that's special enough to have stone lions ...

    A wonderful story about friendship, set in the magnificent New York Public Library Picture book, fiction by Josh Funk Henry Holt and Company, 2018 5 out of 5 stars Patience and Fortitude are the lions that sit outside the New York Public Library. There have been other books an...

    Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience and Fortitude by Josh Funk, illustrated by Stevie Lewis. PICTURE BOOK. Henry Holt & Co., 2018. $18. 9781250155016. BUYING ADVISORY: EL(K-3), EL, ADULTS - ESSENTIAL AUDIENCE APPEAL: EL(K-3), EL - AVERAGE; ADULTS - HIGH Patience and F...

    kidlitexchange #partner Thanks to #kidlitexchange for sharing a review copy of this book! . Happy release day to Lost In The Library by @joshfunkbooks ? Living very close to Manhattan, this book is even more exciting to me! It is about the two lion statues that are outside the New ...

  • Rebecca
    Jul 11, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

  • Jennifer
    Aug 31, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

    Such an awesome story! My whole class wanted to research the nypl after reading. A must have for any classroom. ...

    I've never had the pleasure of going to the New York Public Library, though I've been to New York City and seen other beautiful places. Josh Funk's story is an imagined adventure but also an invitation to visit and fall in love with a library that's special enough to have stone lions ...

    A wonderful story about friendship, set in the magnificent New York Public Library Picture book, fiction by Josh Funk Henry Holt and Company, 2018 5 out of 5 stars Patience and Fortitude are the lions that sit outside the New York Public Library. There have been other books an...

    Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience and Fortitude by Josh Funk, illustrated by Stevie Lewis. PICTURE BOOK. Henry Holt & Co., 2018. $18. 9781250155016. BUYING ADVISORY: EL(K-3), EL, ADULTS - ESSENTIAL AUDIENCE APPEAL: EL(K-3), EL - AVERAGE; ADULTS - HIGH Patience and F...

    kidlitexchange #partner Thanks to #kidlitexchange for sharing a review copy of this book! . Happy release day to Lost In The Library by @joshfunkbooks ? Living very close to Manhattan, this book is even more exciting to me! It is about the two lion statues that are outside the New ...

    One grandson had said, ?You can?t get lost in a library. I don?t believe it.? But as two boys began to read, they were intrigued by the complexity of the New York Library structure and a descriptive metaphor that measured Astor Hall ?. . . 12 elephants tall and dozens of b...

    Visiting the New York Public Library is high on my list of places I simply-must-see. Of course, I long to see the lions, I would love to sit in the Rose Main Reading Room, and I cannot wait to poke around in all the library?s corners. While searching for his companion Patience, Forti...

  • Linda
    Sep 10, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

    Such an awesome story! My whole class wanted to research the nypl after reading. A must have for any classroom. ...

    I've never had the pleasure of going to the New York Public Library, though I've been to New York City and seen other beautiful places. Josh Funk's story is an imagined adventure but also an invitation to visit and fall in love with a library that's special enough to have stone lions ...

  • Leann
    Nov 12, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

  • Michele Knott
    May 03, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

  • KC
    Oct 30, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

  • Erin
    Sep 13, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

  • Caitlin Zonder
    Jan 22, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

  • Cindy Mitchell *Kiss the Book*
    Nov 26, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

    Such an awesome story! My whole class wanted to research the nypl after reading. A must have for any classroom. ...

    I've never had the pleasure of going to the New York Public Library, though I've been to New York City and seen other beautiful places. Josh Funk's story is an imagined adventure but also an invitation to visit and fall in love with a library that's special enough to have stone lions ...

    A wonderful story about friendship, set in the magnificent New York Public Library Picture book, fiction by Josh Funk Henry Holt and Company, 2018 5 out of 5 stars Patience and Fortitude are the lions that sit outside the New York Public Library. There have been other books an...

    Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience and Fortitude by Josh Funk, illustrated by Stevie Lewis. PICTURE BOOK. Henry Holt & Co., 2018. $18. 9781250155016. BUYING ADVISORY: EL(K-3), EL, ADULTS - ESSENTIAL AUDIENCE APPEAL: EL(K-3), EL - AVERAGE; ADULTS - HIGH Patience and F...

  • Stephanie Croaning
    Oct 14, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

    Such an awesome story! My whole class wanted to research the nypl after reading. A must have for any classroom. ...

    I've never had the pleasure of going to the New York Public Library, though I've been to New York City and seen other beautiful places. Josh Funk's story is an imagined adventure but also an invitation to visit and fall in love with a library that's special enough to have stone lions ...

    A wonderful story about friendship, set in the magnificent New York Public Library Picture book, fiction by Josh Funk Henry Holt and Company, 2018 5 out of 5 stars Patience and Fortitude are the lions that sit outside the New York Public Library. There have been other books an...

  • Pam Miller
    Sep 08, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

    Such an awesome story! My whole class wanted to research the nypl after reading. A must have for any classroom. ...

    I've never had the pleasure of going to the New York Public Library, though I've been to New York City and seen other beautiful places. Josh Funk's story is an imagined adventure but also an invitation to visit and fall in love with a library that's special enough to have stone lions ...

    A wonderful story about friendship, set in the magnificent New York Public Library Picture book, fiction by Josh Funk Henry Holt and Company, 2018 5 out of 5 stars Patience and Fortitude are the lions that sit outside the New York Public Library. There have been other books an...

    Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience and Fortitude by Josh Funk, illustrated by Stevie Lewis. PICTURE BOOK. Henry Holt & Co., 2018. $18. 9781250155016. BUYING ADVISORY: EL(K-3), EL, ADULTS - ESSENTIAL AUDIENCE APPEAL: EL(K-3), EL - AVERAGE; ADULTS - HIGH Patience and F...

    kidlitexchange #partner Thanks to #kidlitexchange for sharing a review copy of this book! . Happy release day to Lost In The Library by @joshfunkbooks ? Living very close to Manhattan, this book is even more exciting to me! It is about the two lion statues that are outside the New ...

    One grandson had said, ?You can?t get lost in a library. I don?t believe it.? But as two boys began to read, they were intrigued by the complexity of the New York Library structure and a descriptive metaphor that measured Astor Hall ?. . . 12 elephants tall and dozens of b...

  • Julie Kirchner
    Jul 12, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

    Such an awesome story! My whole class wanted to research the nypl after reading. A must have for any classroom. ...

    I've never had the pleasure of going to the New York Public Library, though I've been to New York City and seen other beautiful places. Josh Funk's story is an imagined adventure but also an invitation to visit and fall in love with a library that's special enough to have stone lions ...

    A wonderful story about friendship, set in the magnificent New York Public Library Picture book, fiction by Josh Funk Henry Holt and Company, 2018 5 out of 5 stars Patience and Fortitude are the lions that sit outside the New York Public Library. There have been other books an...

    Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience and Fortitude by Josh Funk, illustrated by Stevie Lewis. PICTURE BOOK. Henry Holt & Co., 2018. $18. 9781250155016. BUYING ADVISORY: EL(K-3), EL, ADULTS - ESSENTIAL AUDIENCE APPEAL: EL(K-3), EL - AVERAGE; ADULTS - HIGH Patience and F...

    kidlitexchange #partner Thanks to #kidlitexchange for sharing a review copy of this book! . Happy release day to Lost In The Library by @joshfunkbooks ? Living very close to Manhattan, this book is even more exciting to me! It is about the two lion statues that are outside the New ...

    One grandson had said, ?You can?t get lost in a library. I don?t believe it.? But as two boys began to read, they were intrigued by the complexity of the New York Library structure and a descriptive metaphor that measured Astor Hall ?. . . 12 elephants tall and dozens of b...

    Visiting the New York Public Library is high on my list of places I simply-must-see. Of course, I long to see the lions, I would love to sit in the Rose Main Reading Room, and I cannot wait to poke around in all the library?s corners. While searching for his companion Patience, Forti...

    I found this well-written and beautifully illustrated book at the Society of Children?s Book Writers and Illustrators conference in Arizona. Sweet story about the lions who sit guard in front of the main library in New York. In real life, of course, they are statues, but here they ar...

    My 5 year old and I love this book. For me, it ignites the nostalgia I have about happy days in high school, skipping school and taking the train to NYC to read and do research in the New York Public Library. The rhyme and rhythm of the poetry make reading aloud a pleasure, and the voc...

    This is an adorable work, and even sentimental for those of us who are librarians or love the New York Library. I read it to an attentive 4 year old, but even for her (who loves books) - it was a bit long-winded. She lost interest about 3/4 of the way through. Perhaps it would appeal t...

    I reviewed this ARC thanks to the publisher. Two lions, Patience and Fortitude, are always together, until one day, Patience isn't there. Where could she have gone? What is she doing? Will she be late for her post? As Fortitude tours the New York Library looking for Patience, he disco...

    I first heard this book read by the author during a Skype visit! How lucky for me and my students! I then had a chance to read it in person this week at NErDCampMI. Josh Funk has such an incredible gift of writing picture books! This one takes place one night in the New York Public Lib...

  • Lauren White
    Feb 01, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

    Such an awesome story! My whole class wanted to research the nypl after reading. A must have for any classroom. ...

  • Meghan
    Sep 21, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

    Such an awesome story! My whole class wanted to research the nypl after reading. A must have for any classroom. ...

    I've never had the pleasure of going to the New York Public Library, though I've been to New York City and seen other beautiful places. Josh Funk's story is an imagined adventure but also an invitation to visit and fall in love with a library that's special enough to have stone lions ...

    A wonderful story about friendship, set in the magnificent New York Public Library Picture book, fiction by Josh Funk Henry Holt and Company, 2018 5 out of 5 stars Patience and Fortitude are the lions that sit outside the New York Public Library. There have been other books an...

    Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience and Fortitude by Josh Funk, illustrated by Stevie Lewis. PICTURE BOOK. Henry Holt & Co., 2018. $18. 9781250155016. BUYING ADVISORY: EL(K-3), EL, ADULTS - ESSENTIAL AUDIENCE APPEAL: EL(K-3), EL - AVERAGE; ADULTS - HIGH Patience and F...

    kidlitexchange #partner Thanks to #kidlitexchange for sharing a review copy of this book! . Happy release day to Lost In The Library by @joshfunkbooks ? Living very close to Manhattan, this book is even more exciting to me! It is about the two lion statues that are outside the New ...

    One grandson had said, ?You can?t get lost in a library. I don?t believe it.? But as two boys began to read, they were intrigued by the complexity of the New York Library structure and a descriptive metaphor that measured Astor Hall ?. . . 12 elephants tall and dozens of b...

    Visiting the New York Public Library is high on my list of places I simply-must-see. Of course, I long to see the lions, I would love to sit in the Rose Main Reading Room, and I cannot wait to poke around in all the library?s corners. While searching for his companion Patience, Forti...

    I found this well-written and beautifully illustrated book at the Society of Children?s Book Writers and Illustrators conference in Arizona. Sweet story about the lions who sit guard in front of the main library in New York. In real life, of course, they are statues, but here they ar...

    My 5 year old and I love this book. For me, it ignites the nostalgia I have about happy days in high school, skipping school and taking the train to NYC to read and do research in the New York Public Library. The rhyme and rhythm of the poetry make reading aloud a pleasure, and the voc...

    This is an adorable work, and even sentimental for those of us who are librarians or love the New York Library. I read it to an attentive 4 year old, but even for her (who loves books) - it was a bit long-winded. She lost interest about 3/4 of the way through. Perhaps it would appeal t...

  • Casey Lyall
    Oct 21, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

  • Maura
    Oct 07, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

    Such an awesome story! My whole class wanted to research the nypl after reading. A must have for any classroom. ...

    I've never had the pleasure of going to the New York Public Library, though I've been to New York City and seen other beautiful places. Josh Funk's story is an imagined adventure but also an invitation to visit and fall in love with a library that's special enough to have stone lions ...

    A wonderful story about friendship, set in the magnificent New York Public Library Picture book, fiction by Josh Funk Henry Holt and Company, 2018 5 out of 5 stars Patience and Fortitude are the lions that sit outside the New York Public Library. There have been other books an...

    Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience and Fortitude by Josh Funk, illustrated by Stevie Lewis. PICTURE BOOK. Henry Holt & Co., 2018. $18. 9781250155016. BUYING ADVISORY: EL(K-3), EL, ADULTS - ESSENTIAL AUDIENCE APPEAL: EL(K-3), EL - AVERAGE; ADULTS - HIGH Patience and F...

    kidlitexchange #partner Thanks to #kidlitexchange for sharing a review copy of this book! . Happy release day to Lost In The Library by @joshfunkbooks ? Living very close to Manhattan, this book is even more exciting to me! It is about the two lion statues that are outside the New ...

    One grandson had said, ?You can?t get lost in a library. I don?t believe it.? But as two boys began to read, they were intrigued by the complexity of the New York Library structure and a descriptive metaphor that measured Astor Hall ?. . . 12 elephants tall and dozens of b...

    Visiting the New York Public Library is high on my list of places I simply-must-see. Of course, I long to see the lions, I would love to sit in the Rose Main Reading Room, and I cannot wait to poke around in all the library?s corners. While searching for his companion Patience, Forti...

    I found this well-written and beautifully illustrated book at the Society of Children?s Book Writers and Illustrators conference in Arizona. Sweet story about the lions who sit guard in front of the main library in New York. In real life, of course, they are statues, but here they ar...

    My 5 year old and I love this book. For me, it ignites the nostalgia I have about happy days in high school, skipping school and taking the train to NYC to read and do research in the New York Public Library. The rhyme and rhythm of the poetry make reading aloud a pleasure, and the voc...

  • Schizanthus
    Sep 26, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

  • Viviane Elbee
    Nov 15, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

  • Amber Webb
    Jun 25, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

    Such an awesome story! My whole class wanted to research the nypl after reading. A must have for any classroom. ...

    I've never had the pleasure of going to the New York Public Library, though I've been to New York City and seen other beautiful places. Josh Funk's story is an imagined adventure but also an invitation to visit and fall in love with a library that's special enough to have stone lions ...

    A wonderful story about friendship, set in the magnificent New York Public Library Picture book, fiction by Josh Funk Henry Holt and Company, 2018 5 out of 5 stars Patience and Fortitude are the lions that sit outside the New York Public Library. There have been other books an...

    Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience and Fortitude by Josh Funk, illustrated by Stevie Lewis. PICTURE BOOK. Henry Holt & Co., 2018. $18. 9781250155016. BUYING ADVISORY: EL(K-3), EL, ADULTS - ESSENTIAL AUDIENCE APPEAL: EL(K-3), EL - AVERAGE; ADULTS - HIGH Patience and F...

    kidlitexchange #partner Thanks to #kidlitexchange for sharing a review copy of this book! . Happy release day to Lost In The Library by @joshfunkbooks ? Living very close to Manhattan, this book is even more exciting to me! It is about the two lion statues that are outside the New ...

    One grandson had said, ?You can?t get lost in a library. I don?t believe it.? But as two boys began to read, they were intrigued by the complexity of the New York Library structure and a descriptive metaphor that measured Astor Hall ?. . . 12 elephants tall and dozens of b...

    Visiting the New York Public Library is high on my list of places I simply-must-see. Of course, I long to see the lions, I would love to sit in the Rose Main Reading Room, and I cannot wait to poke around in all the library?s corners. While searching for his companion Patience, Forti...

    I found this well-written and beautifully illustrated book at the Society of Children?s Book Writers and Illustrators conference in Arizona. Sweet story about the lions who sit guard in front of the main library in New York. In real life, of course, they are statues, but here they ar...

    My 5 year old and I love this book. For me, it ignites the nostalgia I have about happy days in high school, skipping school and taking the train to NYC to read and do research in the New York Public Library. The rhyme and rhythm of the poetry make reading aloud a pleasure, and the voc...

    This is an adorable work, and even sentimental for those of us who are librarians or love the New York Library. I read it to an attentive 4 year old, but even for her (who loves books) - it was a bit long-winded. She lost interest about 3/4 of the way through. Perhaps it would appeal t...

    I reviewed this ARC thanks to the publisher. Two lions, Patience and Fortitude, are always together, until one day, Patience isn't there. Where could she have gone? What is she doing? Will she be late for her post? As Fortitude tours the New York Library looking for Patience, he disco...

  • John
    Oct 16, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

  • Meg
    Feb 28, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

  • Henry
    Oct 21, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

  • Patricia Murphy
    Mar 06, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

  • MyCatJeoffry Books
    Nov 07, 2018

    I first met Patience and Fortitude over thirty years ago when Venkman and Stanz passed them on their way to meet Egon and spend some quality time with the library ghost. I learned their names this week. I?ve wanted to live in the New York Public Library since my first Ghostbusters ex...

    There is always something magical about being in a library. But being in the library with Patience and Fortitude, the infamous lions in front of the the New York Public Library, that is even more special. A beautiful book that will be so fun to share with young readers. ...

    Readers who loved the after-hours view of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler will find their heart in Josh Funk's latest picture book as Patience and Fortitude, the lions who keep watch over the New York Public Library, go on an after...

    Cute idea, but the execution is off. The rhyme scheme is weird and it feels like one more for the adults than for the kids. ...

    New Yorkers and those familiar with the New York Public Library will probably find this picture book delightful, but those who aren't familiar with the place or its treasures, rooms, and floors will probably not find it as appealing. Two lion sculptures grace the entrance of the librar...

    A darling story centered around the NYC public library and its two iconic mascots-the stone lions; Patience and Fortitude. ...

    Such a delightful romp through the NY Public Library. I loved it and I loved leaving children with the enchanting thought that those two stone lions are not only protecting but learning from the library. ...

    A love letter to the New York Public Library. I do like how one lion learned all his stories from other books. The illustrations of Amelia Bedelia, the Magic Pebble, and Caps for Sale are cute too. ...

    Do you love books? Do you love libraries? Do you love New York City? Well, I love all three and I love this book! It felt magical and fun to be transported to this famous library! ...

    I love this PB book with its Clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated pages. Josh Funk reminds us how important our need is to share stories with those we love. Lost in the Library is a perfect book to give as a gift?it will be treasured. Stevie Lewis? illustrations brought me bac...

    A loveable book for library fans - the NY library looks incredible in the illustrations and the rhyming story about Patience and Fortitude, the guardian lions who go in the library to read books is a lot of fun. Kids enjoyed this story. ...

    A fun library adventure with beautiful illustrations! ...

    absolutely great book! ...

    I like this book because Fortitude looks and looks for his friend Patience and he found him where the place for kids are supposed to be. The End. ...

    Great book that?ll fit in perfect as we get ready for back to school! The illustrations will stay with you well beyond the book. The vocabulary development makes this PB perfect for any age, not just the little ones. Take the time to pre order and enjoy when it comes out at the end o...

    Josh Funk and Stevie Lewis were the perfect team for this book. Readers will love getting lost in the New York Public Library. ...

    This is a cute story with nice illustrations. I do think that it is probably much more meaningful for New Yorkers especially those who visited the 5th Ave Library as children. I do like that information about the rooms that Fortitude visits is included in the back, that helps me as som...

    This was a wonderful picture book!! The famous lions who guard the New York Public Library come alive at night. Incredibly clever and also adorable. ...

    Such an awesome story! My whole class wanted to research the nypl after reading. A must have for any classroom. ...

    I've never had the pleasure of going to the New York Public Library, though I've been to New York City and seen other beautiful places. Josh Funk's story is an imagined adventure but also an invitation to visit and fall in love with a library that's special enough to have stone lions ...

    A wonderful story about friendship, set in the magnificent New York Public Library Picture book, fiction by Josh Funk Henry Holt and Company, 2018 5 out of 5 stars Patience and Fortitude are the lions that sit outside the New York Public Library. There have been other books an...

    Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience and Fortitude by Josh Funk, illustrated by Stevie Lewis. PICTURE BOOK. Henry Holt & Co., 2018. $18. 9781250155016. BUYING ADVISORY: EL(K-3), EL, ADULTS - ESSENTIAL AUDIENCE APPEAL: EL(K-3), EL - AVERAGE; ADULTS - HIGH Patience and F...

    kidlitexchange #partner Thanks to #kidlitexchange for sharing a review copy of this book! . Happy release day to Lost In The Library by @joshfunkbooks ? Living very close to Manhattan, this book is even more exciting to me! It is about the two lion statues that are outside the New ...

    One grandson had said, ?You can?t get lost in a library. I don?t believe it.? But as two boys began to read, they were intrigued by the complexity of the New York Library structure and a descriptive metaphor that measured Astor Hall ?. . . 12 elephants tall and dozens of b...

    Visiting the New York Public Library is high on my list of places I simply-must-see. Of course, I long to see the lions, I would love to sit in the Rose Main Reading Room, and I cannot wait to poke around in all the library?s corners. While searching for his companion Patience, Forti...

    I found this well-written and beautifully illustrated book at the Society of Children?s Book Writers and Illustrators conference in Arizona. Sweet story about the lions who sit guard in front of the main library in New York. In real life, of course, they are statues, but here they ar...