Fiercely and Friends: The Big Something by Patricia Reilly GiffFiercely and Friends: The Big Something by Patricia Reilly Giff

Fiercely and Friends: The Big Something

byPatricia Reilly GiffIllustratorDiane Palmisciano

Paperback | September 1, 2013

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An endearing new chapter book series by two-time Newbery Honour author of the bestselling Polk Street series.

Jilli and Jim are best of friends. But today, Jim has some news. Something scary is happening next door. Workmen are building something that is big and red. And a woman in a pointy hat is on a ladder painting. Could she be the witch from Hansel and Gretel making a big red gingerbread house?

When Jilli's dog Fiercely crawls under the fence and runs into the witch's yard - the children must go over there and rescue him! But a surprise is in store for everyone. The woman is not a witch at all. She's Ms. Berry - the nicest teacher from the school. And soon she will be their teacher!

PATRICIA REILLY GIFF is a two-time Newbery Honor book author and has written more than sixty books for young readers, including her bestselling Polk Street School series. Her perfect pitch for writing stories that kids love comes from her twenty years as a teacher and reading specialist. She lives in Trumbull, Connecticut, with her hus...
Title:Fiercely and Friends: The Big SomethingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 8.95 × 6.02 × 0.1 inPublished:September 1, 2013Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545244633

ISBN - 13:9780545244633


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Fiercely and Friends: The Big Something"The colorful, oil-pastel illustrations make the most of the story's drama and help create its upbeat atmosphere. A warm, childlike start to the Fiercely and Friends series for beginning readers." -Booklist"False assumptions underlie the comedy of this buoyant launch to Fiercely and Friends an early chapter book series that's right on target for recent picture-book graduates." -Publishers Weekly