A story about sneezing. Josie found a strange, blue pebble on the beach, which she took home and put on the table in her bedroom. That night, the pebble cracked in two and a tiny creature popped out. "Choo," said the creature. Josie soon finds out that she can't keep Choo a secret for long.
With simple precision, Cynthia Rylant tells the sweet tale of a forgotten kitty without a home who is found and adopted by the kind bakers of a charming town. The end of the book includes many easy-to-follow recipes for the cookies mentioned inside.
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Cynthia Rylant's The Bookshop Dog takes place in the same town as The Cookie-Store Cat. In fact, you'll see Martha Jane and her friends in this book.
The Bookshop Dog won the 1996 KIND Award from the American Humane Association as the year's most exceptional children's book about animals, and was selected as a Parent's Choice Silver Honor Winner.
"A sweet tale of canine love ... woven with plenty of tongue-in-cheek humor ..." -- Kirkus Reviews
About Brian Pilkington
CYNTHIA RYLANT is the acclaimed author of many beloved books for young people, including the Mr. Putter & Tabby series, the novel Missing May, which received the Newbery Medal, and the Little Whistle series. She lives on an island in Puget Sound, Washington. ARTHUR HOWARD is best known as the illustrator of Cynthia Rylant's Mr. Putter & Tabby series. He is also the illustrator of Kathi Appelt's Bubba and Beau series and has written and illustrated three picture books of his own: Hoodwinked; When I Was Five, an ABA's Pick of the Lists and a Crayola Kids Best Book; and Cosmo Zooms, an IRA-CBC Children's Choice. He lives in New York City.
Josie's Secret by Brian Pilkington
Used - Very Good
Commended for Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize (Children's) 2000
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