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A welcome addition to the pantheon of early reader books
Meet Rose and Riley, a vole and a groundhog, who are best friends. And like all best friends, they don't always see eye to eye. Whether it is best to carry an umbrella when rain is predicted but there isn't a cloud in the sky, or a good idea to celebrate un-birthdays (a birthday party every day!) or learn how to stop worrying, these two friends demonstrate, with their true affection for one another, the importance of discussion and why opposites attract.
The very simple text, coupled with adorable watercolors, will charm those just starting to read.
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Jane Cutler is the author of many children's books, including The Birthday Doll. She lives in San Francisco, California.
Thomas F. Yezerski has written and/or illustrated a number of books, including A Full Hand. He lives in Rutherford, New Jersey.
"Cutler's narrative is concise and smooth. Yezerski's line-and-watercolor art displays a delicate clouding of earthy colors that gives the images a gentle, pensive air. The warmth of the relationship makes rereading worthwhile." - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Yezerski's soft pastels have just enough charm, energy and cuteness to match the gentle stories." -- Kirkus Reviews
"A sweet, thoughtful offering with two memorable characters." -- School Library Journal"The whole 'Rose and Riley' package, with Yezerski's gentle watercolors and Cutler's fresh writing style, is reminiscent of 'Frog and Toad are Friends' by Arnold Lobel. Delightful fare for the emergent reader looking for something that's not just by the book." -- The San Francisco Chronicle
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Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110374363404
Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0374363404
Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2005. Condition: New. Thomas F. Yezerski (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0374363404