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Title:
Brownie & Pearl go for a spin
Author:
Rylant, Cynthia, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Simon Spotlight edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2015.

©2012
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
When Brownie and her cat go for a spin in her car, neither one is ready for it to end.
General Note:
Originally published in a slightly different form by Beach Lane Books in 2012.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781481425704

9781481425711
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Brownie and her cat Pearl hit the road in this delightful Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read story!

Brownie and Pearl have a new toy car! Join them as they cruise around the neighborhood, greeting neighbors, delivering the mail, and--yum--sharing tasty carryout snacks.

This charming story, originally published as a picture book, is now a Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read that's perfect for reading aloud with emerging readers!


Author Notes

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. (Bowker Author Biography)


Reviews 2

Booklist Review

From shoe shopping to playing dress-up to sharing a bedtime routine, Brownie and her cat, Pearl, enjoy gentle, everyday adventures. This time, the two are tooling around in a bright-pink (naturally) toy coupe. They are having so much fun that Pearl refuses to leave the passenger seat when they return home. Thankfully, some quick thinking and a can of tuna fish makes short work of the problem. Like the other titles in Rylant's series, this is more sketch than story, but the short, simple text is propelled by Biggs' dynamic, digitally rendered artwork, which has enough personality and verve to keep things rolling along.--McKulski, Kristen Copyright 2010 Booklist


School Library Journal Review

PreS-K-Brownie and her cat are taking a spin in the girl's pink convertible. Pearl loves riding in the car and retrieving and delivering mail so much that she doesn't want to get out when they return home. Brownie finds a solution through a delicious "takeout" meal that they can enjoy together on the grass. With its simple story line, ample white space, and vivid digitally rendered illustrations, this is a welcome addition to a popular series. Beginning readers will enjoy practicing sight words while cruising around with these best friends.-Jasmine L. Precopio, Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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