Don't Need Friends

Don't Need Friends

by Carolyn Crimi, Lynn Munsinger


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After his best friend moves away, Rat rudely rebuffs the efforts of the other residents of the junkyard to be friendly, until he and a grouchy old dog decide that they need each other.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756929176
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Publication date: 06/28/2001
Sales rank: 389,282
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 610L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Carolyn Crimi was born and raised on Long Island, New York, and now lives in Evanston, Illinois, with her husband Alfonso, and their two cats, Oscar and Mama. Carolyn received her B.A. from Lake Forest College. The author of several previous children's books, a travel guide, and numerous magazine articles and stories, she also teaches adult education courses in writing for children.

Lynn Munsinger, who was born in Greenfield, Massachusettes, graduated from tufts university, then studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. She has since illustrated more than eighty children's books, including Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester, What Mommies Do Best/What Daddies Do Best by Laura Numeroff, and The Three Blind Mice Mystery by Stephen Krensky. She lives in New York City, where she enjoys attending the opera, zooming around Central Park on her Rollerblades, and walking her two cairn terriers.

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