Henry and Mudge and Annie's Good Move

by Cynthia Rylant
Illustrator Suçie Stevenson

Simon Spotlight | January 12, 2000 | Trade Paperback

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In Henry and Mudge''s eighteenth adventure, Henry''s cousin Annie is moving -- right next door to Henry! Annie likes Henry and Mudge, but she''s nervous about leaving her friends, and about changing schools, and about what might happen to her things on the moving truck. She''s so nervous she''s broken out in blotches. But Henry knows just the thing for a bad case of nerves -- a snuggle under a blanket with a big dog like Mudge!

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 48 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0 in

Published: January 12, 2000

Publisher: Simon Spotlight

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0689832842

ISBN - 13: 9780689832840

Appropriate for ages: 5

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Henry and Mudge and Annie's Good Move

Henry and Mudge and Annie's Good Move

by Cynthia Rylant
Illustrator Suçie Stevenson

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 48 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0 in

Published: January 12, 2000

Publisher: Simon Spotlight

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0689832842

ISBN - 13: 9780689832840

About the Book

When Henry's cousin, Annie, moves in next door, she's so nervous she breaks out in blotches! But Henry knows the perfect cure for moving-day jitters: curling up under a blanket with a big, friendly dog like Mudge.

From the Publisher

In Henry and Mudge''s eighteenth adventure, Henry''s cousin Annie is moving -- right next door to Henry! Annie likes Henry and Mudge, but she''s nervous about leaving her friends, and about changing schools, and about what might happen to her things on the moving truck. She''s so nervous she''s broken out in blotches. But Henry knows just the thing for a bad case of nerves -- a snuggle under a blanket with a big dog like Mudge!

From the Jacket

In Henry and Mudge''s eighteenth adventure, Henry''s cousin Annie is moving -- right next door to Henry! Annie likes Henry and Mudge, but she''s nervous about leaving her friends, and about changing schools, and about what might happen to her things on the moving truck. She''s so nervous she''s broken out in blotches. But Henry knows just the thing for a bad case of nerves -- a snuggle under a blanket with a big dog like Mudge!

[A] fresh and soothing entry that gets to the heart of a problem lots of children have to face. . . . Stevenson''s exuberant art adds a great touch of comedy to a story that will make children long to have an intuitive cousin like Henry living in the house next door". -- Booklist

From the earliest stages of sounding out words to the excitement of reading a whole book without help, Ready-to-Read books open up a world of possibilities to children at three different levels:
-- LEVEL 1: STARTING TO READ
-- LEVEL 2: READING TOGETHER
-- LEVEL 3: READING ALONE

About the Author

Cynthia Rylant was born on June 6, 1954 in Hopewell, Virginia. She attended and received degrees at Morris Harvey College, Marshall University, and Kent State University. Rylant worked as an English professor and at the children's department of a public library, where she first discovered her love of children's literature. Rylant wrote A Kindness, Soda Jerk, and A Couple of Kooks and Other Stories, which were named as Best Book for Young Adults. When I was Young in the Mountains and The Relative Came won the Caldecott Award. Her novel, Missing May, won the Newberry Award.

From Our Editors

Henry and Mudge are back in their 18th glorious adventure in this Ready-to-Read title for independent readers between the ages of six and nine. Henry and Mudge and Annie's Good Move describes a one-of-a-kind event - a good moving story! Cynthia Rylant brings back the delightful Henry as he tries to find a way to help out his nervous, neat-as-a-pin cousin Annie cope with the moving jitters. And as the happy, simple illustrations by Sucie Stevenson show, there's one really good way to solve any dilemma in life - and that's to get the solid, affectionate help of a big dog like Mudge!

 

Editorial Reviews

Kirkus Reviews Warm, loving, and gently philosophical, these stories about an only child and his closest companion deserve a place in every library collection.

Appropriate for ages: 5

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