A busy family, living their separate lives, discovers the wonder of disconnecting from technology, and reconnecting with each other. The whole city learns the lesson, in fact, when on a hot summer night... the power goes out! With no more distractions, families play together, neighbors meet on the rooftops, a block party breaks out! This story of rediscovering simple joys is sure to delight the entire family.
Blackout is a New York Times best selling book, and was awarded the prestigious Caldecott Honor. John Rocco, creator of Blackout, is an award winning author and illustrator, known for his illustration work on the blockbuster series Percy Jackson and the Olympians.