On June 13th, Vancouver-born author Benson Shum launched his new children's book HOLLY'S DAY AT THE POOL, published by Disney-Hyperion, at Vancouver Kidsbooks. The book is part of the Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase!  Benson, an animator at the Walt Disney Animation Studios, has worked on films such as Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, and Moana. He is kind of a BIG DEAL. Check out the photos below!



"NOOOOOOO! I don't want to go to the pool. What if . . . the water is too cold?" says Holly.

Holly the hippo imagines the worst: icebergs and icy water, penguins and seals! Her imagination bursts at every turn, making it harder and harder for her to step foot in the pool.

Until she get the chance to be a hero. Holly may be scared, but she is a very brave girl.