Before a weekend visit to his grandparents' farm, a little boy discovers that his grandpa has a secret waiting for him. "Grampa, what's the secret," he asks, but all Grampa will say is, "Finders keepers."
Is the secret in the barn? With the chickens? Hiding in the corn? When the boy finally discovers the answer, he realizes that a secret is indeed for keeping.
About the Author
Marsha Wilson Chall is the author of many books for young readers, including Up North at the Cabin, One Pup's Up, and Pick a Pup. Marsha teaches in the MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Hamline University. She lives in Minnesota with her husband, dog, and several secretive barn cats. Visit her online at www.marshachall.com. Heather M. Solomon earned a Publishers Weekly Flying Start for the picture book Clever Beatrice, winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award. She lives in New Mexico and shares her secrets with her husband, daughter, and son.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A boy visits his grandparent¿s farm. There is a secret waiting for him to discover it. This was a cute story about a boy¿s visit to a farm. The pictures were soft watercolors that only added to the charm and mystery of the boy¿s search for the secret that was worth keeping. For those who might be a little worried ¿ the secret that is worth keeping is a small play on words.It¿s a sweet story and one I could see being loved by boys and girls. This is a perfect shared reader for preschool aged children that will continue to delight well into grade school.