Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Boris and the Snoozebox by Leigh Hodgkinson, 2008. A sleepy cat is mistakenly mailed to a series of outlandish destinations.
Click Clack Moo by Doreen Cronin, 2000. When Farmer Brown's cows find a typewriter in the barn they start making demands, and go on strike when the farmer refuses to give them what they want.
Dear Little Lamb by Christa Kempter, 2006. Mama Sheep has cause to worry about her lamb's new pen pal, Wolfgang.
Gardener by Sarah Stewart, 1997. Lydia Grace goes to live with her Uncle Jim in the city for a while, and takes her love for gardening with her.
I Wanna Iguana by Karen Orloff, 2004. Alex and his mother write notes back and forth as he tries to persuade her to let him have a baby iguana for a pet.
Long, Long Letter by Elizabeth Spurr, 1996. A long letter brings Aunt Hetta surprise and adventure, as the loose pages bury her house and keep her warm during the winter.
Meerkat Mail by Emily Gravett, 2007. A meerkat goes on an adventure, and sends home letters to his parents.
Our Tree Named Steve by Alan Zweibel, 2005. A tree serves a family as their swing holder, laundry line, third base, hiding place, and much more!
Plantzilla by Jerdine Nolan, 2002. A series of letters discuss the progress of a very unusual plant that becomes frighteningly more human as the summer progresses.
Raising Sweetness by Diane Stanley, 1999. An orphan learns to read and is able to better her living situation.
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell, 2001. The legacy of all she has learned from her grandmother helps Molly succeed in a new school.