The ticky-tacky doll has been one little girl's best friend ever since Grandmama sewed it for her. They do everything togethereat, sleep, play, even dream.
Then school starts, and for the first time the little girl has to leave her beloved companion behind at home. Without the ticky-tacky doll by her side, she grows more sad-eyed and lonely each day.
Luckily, Grandmama knows just what to do. . . .
About the Author
CYNTHIA RYLANT is the acclaimed author of more than eighty books for young people, including the Mr. Putter & Tabby and the Little Whistle series. Her novel Missing May received the Newbery Medal. She lives on an island in Puget Sound, Washington.
HARVEY STEVENSON is the illustrator of Bye, Mis' Lela and As the Crow Flies: A First Book of Maps, as well as many other picture books. He lives in Paris.