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Spring has arrived at Sugar Hill Farm. Big sister Audrey is busy helping Dad as he makes maple syrup. Younger sister Kate also wants to contribute but it seems that she is just too little. Will she find a way to do her part?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781927018620
Publisher: Simply Read Books
Publication date: 03/25/2015
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Making maple syrup with her family is a cherished memory from Jennifer Lloyd's childhood. She is now the author of several books including Looking for Loons (CTTC Top 10), Ella's Umbrellas (Rainforest of Reading and Christie Harris Children's Literature Prize nominee),The Murilla Gorilla series (CCBC Best Books, Alcuin Award, OLA Best Bets) and The Best Thing about Kindergarten (Kirkus and Publisher's Weekly starred review). When she is not at her writing desk, Jennifer teaches elementary school in Blainville, Quebec. One of her favourite things is to encourage the writing pursuits of her grade two students. Jennifer lives with her family in Lorraine, Quebec.

Jacqui Lee graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Design, and currently lives and works in Calgary, AB.
She is the illustrator of the "Murilla Gorilla" series, also published by Simply Read Books.

Read an Excerpt

It’s Spring at Sugar Hill Farm. Time to make maple syrup.
“I want to go to the sugar shack too!” Kate cries.
“Hmm,” Dad hesitates.
“Okay,” Dad gives in. “But you have to let Audrey and I do our work.”
Kate puts on her fuzzy jacket. She tugs the zipper. She tugs harder. It doesn’t budge.
“My zipper’s stuck!”
“Soon you will be old enough to work zippers every time,” says Mom, giving her a hand.
At last Kate is ready. She bursts out the door.
“Wait!” Mom calls her back. “I forgot to give your Dad these. Don’t lose them.”
Kate tucks the popsicle sticks safely in her pocket. She hurries to catch up by stepping into her sister’s snow prints.

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