Mr. Putter and Tabby Make a Wish [NOOK Book]

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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?

Mr. Putter thinks he is too old to celebrate his birthday, but when he remembers some of his ...

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Mr. Putter and Tabby Make a Wish

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Overview


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?

Mr. Putter thinks he is too old to celebrate his birthday, but when he remembers some of his past birthdays, he changes his mind.

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Editorial Reviews

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.
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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)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547542485
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 8/1/2006
  • Series: Mr. Putter and Tabby Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 44
  • Sales rank: 139,748
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author




CYNTHIA RYLANT is a Newbery Medalist and the author of many acclaimed books for young people. She's well known for her popular characters for early readers, including Mr. Putter & Tabby and Henry and Mudge. She lives near Portland, Oregon.





ARTHUR HOWARD created the lively illustrations for all of the Mr. Putter & Tabby books and has written and illustrated several picture books of his own. He lives in New York City.

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