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Annie And the Wild Animals Brett, Jan                               1 of 1
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0618747869
ISBN-13: 9780618747863
Sku: 202709040
Publish Date: 9/25/2006
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 6H x 5L x 1T
Pages:  32
Age Range:  7 to 8
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When Annie's cat disappears, she attempts friendship with a variety of unsuitable woodland animals. "The pictures hold countless surprises. Indisputably, this is a work of wonder that deserves highest honors."--"Publishers Weekly." Redbook Children's Book Award.
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Annie was lonely. Taffy, her golden-haired cat, had disappeared. Life in the woods was empty, and Annie could not find anyone to be her friend. Outside, the snow was deep and the winter seemed endless.
A moose and a bear and even a wildcat are not as friendly or as soft or as cuddlesome as Taffy. A story within a story forms as the intricate borders subtly foreshadow the main plot of Taffy’s return at the end of the winter.
Jan Brett's gorgeously detailed illustrations and amazing borders illuminate the story of a little girl named Annie. During a cold, snowy winter, Annie's cat, Taffy, disappears, leaving her very sad. Annie tries befriending different woodland animals by placing corn cakes at the edge of the wood, but the creatures who eat them aren't the best companions. A moose, bobcat, and intimidating bear are just a few of her uncuddly visitors. But soon, Taffy joyfully reappears--with kittens! Northern European folk motifs are scattered throughout this handsome book.
Author Bio
Jan Brett
Jan Brett is known not only for illustrating the books of other authors but also for writing and illustrating books of her own. She attended Colby Junior College and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School. Brett is noted for her attention to detail and intricate borders that surround and add subtext to the main illustrations on the page.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   03
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0032
Product attributePublisher:   Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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