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Title:
Miss Suzy
Author:
Young, Miriam, 1913-
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Edition:
50th anniversary edition
Publication Information:
[Cynthiana, ] Kentucky : Purple House Press, [2014]
Physical Description:
42 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Summary:
Miss Suzy is a little gray squirrel who lives happily in her oak-tree home until she is chased away by some mean red squirrels. Soon she finds a beautiful dollhouse and meets a band of brave toy soldiers.
General Note:
Originally published in 1964.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781930900752
Format :
Book

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50th Anniversary Edition. Miss Suzy is a little gray squirrel who lives happily in her oak-tree home until she is chased away by some mean red squirrels. Poor Miss Suzy is very sad. But soon she finds a beautiful dollhouse and meets a band of brave toy soldiers. How Miss Suzy and the soldiers help each other makes a gentle, old-fashioned tale that will capture the imagination of girls and boys alike. Enchanting illustrations by Caldecott Medal winner Arnold Lobel are sure to make the kind squirrel and the gallant soldiers the everlasting friends of all who turn the pages.


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Publisher's Weekly Review

Miss Suzy: 40th Anniversary Edition by Miriam Young, illus. by Arnold Lobel, celebrates this tale's reissue. Miss Suzy, a gray squirrel, lives "in the tip, tip, top of a tall oak tree"-until a throng of mean red squirrels displaces her. She retreats to a dollhouse and meets some toy soldiers who help her reclaim her house. Lobel's pen-and-ink drawings with a burgundy wash alternate with full-color pictures in hues bold and rich or delicate and ethereal. (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved