Mice siblings Benny and Penny are just trying to have some fun hunting treasure in their backyard. Everything is going swimmingly until their cousin Bo shows up. That kid is a disaster, no toy is safe around him!
Mr. Putter and tabby are bored, and hot, and they need an orangesicle…Luckily, their adventurous neighbor Mrs. Teaberry and her dog Zeke are always up for some fun. They head off for a sightseeing cruise, and have such a fabulous time, it’s hard to peel themselves (and especially Zeke!) off the boat.
It’s time for little Georgie to get a big kid bed. He chooses a vintage one that a thrift shop keeper tells him is magic. Sure enough, Georgie zooms off for adventures each night with gnomes, tigers and the occasional pirate. He adores his bed, even if it is wet some mornings after a swim with the dolphins. His grumpy Granny thinks it’s just an old relic, though…she has other plans.
A frustrated grade school artist slumps over a blank piece of paper at the end of art class. “I just CAN’T draw!” she tells her teacher. “Just make a mark and see where it takes you,” her wise teacher replies. This simple statement sparks a journey of creative discovery for our heroine, beautifully rendered in pen-and-ink, watercolor, and tea by Reynolds.
Gorgeous scratchboard art to swoon over from the author/illustrator of the classic Corduroy. Earl’s mom thinks he’s been spoiled by a little girl who feeds him acorns each day. It’s time he set out and find some grub on his own! But will he know how to get his paws on some?