Esmeralda and the Children Next Door

Esmeralda and the Children Next Door

by Jenny Nimmo, Paul Howard
     
 

Esmeralda is big and strong but she does not want to be the circus strong-woman like her parents hope she will be. Esmeralda would be happier walking the tightrope or doing acrobatics. But what she truly wants is to play with the children next door. Trouble is, the children are terrified of Esmeralda's great size and strength. They yell at her to go away. Gentle

Overview

Esmeralda is big and strong but she does not want to be the circus strong-woman like her parents hope she will be. Esmeralda would be happier walking the tightrope or doing acrobatics. But what she truly wants is to play with the children next door. Trouble is, the children are terrified of Esmeralda's great size and strength. They yell at her to go away. Gentle Esmeralda desperately wants to be friends, but how can she? Then one day Esmeralda proves how kind and loving she really is and wins the friendship she has craved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618029020
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Edition description:
None
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.77(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

Jenny Nimmo lives in Wales with her husband and three children, where they run a residential summer school of art in an ancient watermill. Jenny has worked for the BBC as a photographic researcher. Her first novel was published in 1974.

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