Dorothy and Toto have found the perfect picnic spot. But each time Dorothy removes food from the picnic basket, it disappears! Time for sleuthing chapter book readers to investigate: Is Toto a sneaky little dog with a big appetite? Or is some Land-of-Oz magic at play? Includes curriculum-supportive back matter.
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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
The best basket The perfect spot Toto's troubles Food to share.
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