Mr. Putter & Tabby Make a Wish
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Mr. Putter & Tabby Make a Wish

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by Cynthia Rylant, Arthur Howard
     
 

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Mr. Putter is sure he is too old for birthday celebrations. And that means he's also too old for model planes and balloons and candles and cake. So on his special day, he invites Mrs. Teaberry and Zeke over for a quiet cup of tea. But--good heavens!--what could possibly be taking them so long to arrive?

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Mr. Putter is sure he is too old for birthday celebrations. And that means he's also too old for model planes and balloons and candles and cake. So on his special day, he invites Mrs. Teaberry and Zeke over for a quiet cup of tea. But--good heavens!--what could possibly be taking them so long to arrive?

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[star]"The humor in the illustrations as well as in the text will keep readers glued to the pages."--School Library Journal (starred review)

School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 2-In the 14th adventure in the series, the bumbling yet endearing Mr. Putter wants to celebrate his birthday even though he thinks he's too old for such things. He calls to invite his good friend and neighbor Mrs. Teaberry to tea, and she keeps him waiting in order to surprise him with an enormous cake with dozens of candles, balloons, and a model-airplane kit. Mr. Putter enjoys the surprise and proclaims it was worth the wait. Howard's pencil, watercolor, and gouache illustrations continue to capture the feelings and emotions of the characters, especially as Mr. Putter impatiently waits for his guest to arrive. The humor in the illustrations as well as in the text will keep readers glued to the pages. The story is great for reluctant readers since the chapter-book format, short sentences, and mix of illustrations and text per page are perfectly balanced.-Sandra Welzenbach, Villarreal Elementary School, San Antonio, TX Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152054434
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
08/01/2006
Series:
Mr. Putter and Tabby Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
44
Sales rank:
300,537
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.15(d)
Lexile:
570L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

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[star]"The humor in the illustrations as well as in the text will keep readers glued to the pages."—School Library Journal

Meet the Author


CYNTHIA RYLANT is the acclaimed author of more than a hundred books for young people, and her novel Missing May received the Newbery Medal. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

ARTHUR HOWARD is the illustrator of the Bubba and Beau series by Kathi Appelt. He has also written and illustrated five picture books of his own: The Hubbub Above, Serious Trouble, Hoodwinked, When I Was Five, and Cosmo Zooms. He lives in New York City.

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