If you're thinking about running away from home, this is the perfect manual. The protagonist instructs readers on the reasons one should run away, just what to pack, where to go...and why you might change your mind once you're there. Red Nose Studio, whose illustrations for Here Comes the Garbage Barge were given the award of Best Illustrated from the New York Times, brings humorous details and vivid life to the book. Sculptural illustrations leap from the page in photographs that capture all their depth, color, and detail. You're bound to get lost in these stunning illustrations. In fact, if you're running away, bring one book with you, The Beginners Guide to Running Away From Home.