Dorothy's in a pickle. It's her Munchkin friend Milton's birthday, and she has no present for him. He's such a new friend, she doesn't know what he likes. With the help of Scarecrow, Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion, young chapter book readers will have fun searching for the perfect gift! Curriculum-supportive back matter encourages discussion.
About the Author
Monika was born with a passion for art. She grew up in a small town on California’s central coast and couldn’t wait to get to the big city where she earned a degree in graphic design and entered the world of advertising. She worked as an award-winning art director and creative director in Los Angeles and Indianapolis before becoming a full-time illustrator. Monika’s studio is now located in the redwood forest of the Santa Cruz mountains. That’s where she creates illustrations for all sorts of people throughout the world while her pug snores loudly in the background.
Table of Contents
Munchkin mail Present ideas Noises in the woods Two fuzzy dots Happy birthday!
classic Wizard of Oz characters with enduring appeal; safe, gentle stories for young readers; glossary, discussion questions, and a nonfiction blurb about the original "The Wizard of Oz" supports Common Core standards; subtly teaches character ed lessons in friendship, loyalty, and cooperation