CYNTHIA RYLANT is the acclaimed author of more than a
hundred books for young people, and her novel Missing May
received the Newbery Medal. She lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
ARTHUR HOWARD is the illustrator of the Mr. Putter & Tabby series by Cynthia Rylant and the Bubba and Beau series by Kathi Appelt. He has also written and illustrated five picture books of his own. He lives in New York City.
An unlikely group of animals bands together to help a squirrel in need. "Readers will relish every moment of this impeccably paced fantasy," said PW in a starred review. Ages 8-12. (Dec.)
First-rate entertainment. Readers will relish every moment of this impeccably paced fantasy and its winning depictions of the unique perspectives and quandaries of four unlikely companions.--Publishers Weekly, starred reviewSophisticated and funny . . . A tender tale delivered by a sure hand.--Kirkus Reviews