It's a rainy day and Joyce is bored and wants to play with a friend. However, sharing her stuff is not so easy for Joyce, who thinks that everything is too special for her friend to touch. When her friend Susie gets tired of being told she can't touch anything, she decides to leave. Joyce finally comes to the realization that sharing her toys with Susie is a better option than not having a friend to play with. Children will love this delightful rhyming story and want to hear it over and over again. It's expressive, colorful, funny pictures make it even more enjoyable. Parents will love the lesson it teaches about sharing.
|Publisher:||Old Line Publishing, LLC|
|Product dimensions:||8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
About the Author
Allison Tutalo grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland with her mother, father, and older sister.She has a husband and two girls, and lives in Hampstead, Maryland where she is a nurse for the local Community Hospital.She loves caring for people, reading, relaxing, watching movies with her family, and volunteering for fun activities at her childrens' schools.Having a mother that was an English teacher gave Allison her love of reading and writing. She is the author of Allie and Her Square Feet. Allison's daughter had a little friend that was a lot like Joyce and gave her the inspiration to write this book.
About the Illustrator
Amy Thompson spent most of her life living in a small town in Texas. She attended Texas Tech University where she majored in art. Being an only child, Amy admits that just like Joyce,sometimes it was hard to sharespecial toys with friends. Amynow lives in Hampstead, Maryland with her husband Isaac, her trackrunning daughter Heather, her ball playing son Tyler, and her horseriding daughter Megan. She also has two crazy dogs that always make her laugh. Amy is making her illustrating debut with this book.