*2016 Maine Lupine Award Winner*
Riley’s birthday is coming, but the mail plane with his gifts from the mainland hasn’t been able to get to the island for days because of bad weather.In a mood that matches the weather, he agrees to help Uncle Harv collect driftwood to make furniture. One thing leads to another as it always does on a small island, and eventually Riley realizes that everything he needs for a great birthday is already right at hand.Fountas & Pinnell Level O
|Publisher:||Tilbury House Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Eva Murray moved to Matinicus Island in 1987 to become the only teacher in the island’s one-room school. She writes regularly for newspapers and magazines and authored two adult books for Tilbury, and The Maine Lupine Award winning children's book Island Birthday.
JAMIE HOGAN has published illustrations in newspapers, periodicals, and numerous award winning children’s books including Rickshaw Girl, which was named one of the Best 100 Books by the New
York Public Library and won the Jane Addams Peace Association Award and the Maine
Library Association’s Lupine Award; and Island Birthday, which won the 2015
Lupine Award. Jamie lives on an island in Casco Bay with her husband and daughter.