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Gooseberry Park

Gooseberry Park( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Rylant, Cynthia
Illustrator: Howard, Arthur
ISBN:978-0-15-232242-7
Publication Date:Oct 1995
Publisher:Harcourt Children's Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $40.00
Book Description:

When Kona, a Labrador retriever, meets Stumpy, a squirrel in Gooseberry Park, they're best friends at first sight. But after Stumpy's babies are born, disaster strikes in the form of a violent ice storm. Kona is not a fair-weather friend; he's worried sick! How will Stumpy and her babies survive? With the help of Murray, a hilarious bat, and Gwendolyn, a wise hermit crab, Kona shows just how true--and heroic--a friend can be.

Book Details
Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Squirrels
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 1.803 cm
Book Weight:0.42 Kilograms
Author Biography
Rylant, Cynthia (Author)
Cynthia Rylant was born on June 6, 1954 in Hopewell, Virginia. She attended and received degrees at Morris Harvey College, Marshall University, and Kent State University.

Rylant worked as an English professor and at the children's department of a public library, where she first discovered her love of children's literature.

She has written more than 100 children's books in English and Spanish, including works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Her novel Missing May won the 1993 Newbery Medal and A Fine White Dust was a 1987 Newbery Honor book. Rylant wrote A Kindness, Soda Jerk, and A Couple of Kooks and Other Stories, which were named as Best Book for Young Adults. When I was Young in the Mountains and The Relatives Came won the Caldecott Award.

She has many popular picture books series, including Henry and Mudge, Mr. Putter and Tabby and High-Rise Private Eyes. 030



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