Possum´s Harvest Moon: Anne Hunter
Poss is a bit of a day-dreamer. He never finds the time or the energy to look for food. He cannot understand Milly´s concerns. She is extremely distraught. The job of searching for the day´s meal, is always left up to her. Though Poss never seems to mind. He is never hungry. However, in the lettuce patch...
Fans of E.B. White and Dick King-Smith will adore this heartwarming and funny animal adventure by the award-winning author of Counting by 7s Mama has trained up her baby possums in the ways of their breed, and now it´s time for all of themeven little Appleblossomto make their way in the world. Appleblossom knows the rules: she must never be seen during the day, and she must avoid cars, humans, and the dreaded hairies (sometimes known as dogs). Even so, Appleblossom decides to spy on a human familyand accidentally falls down their chimney! The curious Appleblossom, her faithful brotherswho launch a hilarious rescue missionand even the little girl in the house have no idea how fascinating the big world can be. But they´re about to find out! With dynamic illustrations, a tight-knit family, and a glimpse at the world from a charming little marsupial´s point of view, this cozy animal story is a perfect read-aloud and a classic in the making.
Ann Miner is a freelance writer, speaker and workshop leader. She writes a column for a local newspaper to educate the public on Parkinson´s disease. She was published in two anthologies of the High Desert Branch of the California Writers´ Club, and recently released her first book, ´´I Lift My Eyes,´´ a nonfiction book of inspirational short stories. She has a bachelor´s degree, has been a member and served on the board of California Writers´ Club, High Desert Branch, and is a member of San Diego Christian Writers´ Guild. This is her first children´s book. Ann lives in Apple Valley, California. Libby Farmer grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida, attended Southeast Missouri University, where she sold her first oil painting to the local radio DJ, and was a member of honorary art and education fraternities. She graduated with honors with a BS in Education. She pursued graduate studies at Florida State University in art education. She has exhibited in student galleries and subsequently injuried shows with the Oakland, CA Art Association. She has loved drawing ever since early childhood, has painted in oil and acrylic when time permitted, and recently discovered the joy and freshness of painting in watercolor. Libby lives in Spring Valley Lake, California
A girl desperate to live a normal life. A family tormented by a monster´s cruelty. Two boys with a plan to make him stop. Forever. From the award-winning author of Lost Property and Bridge to Wiseman´s Cove comes a gripping and powerfully moving story of a family stretched to breakingpoint - and a portrait of a killer...
Cats! Some are sane, and some are mad. Some are good, and some are bad . . .The original Old Possum´s illustrations have been lovingly restored and are showcased in this beautiful new hardback edition, perfect for children and Eliot aficionados alike. These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and continue to delight children and grown-ups. The collection inspired the musical Cats!, and features Macavity, Mr Mistofelees and Growltiger!
A stunning new gift edition of this much-loved classic.Cats! Some are sane, and some are mad. Some are good, and some are bad . . .The original Old Possum´s illustrations have been lovingly restored and are showcased in this beautiful new hardback edition, perfect for children and Eliot aficionados alike. These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and continue to delight children and grown-ups. The collection inspired the musical Cats!, and features Macavity, Mr Mistofelees and Growltiger!