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Titel: The Friend
Verlag: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: With Mom too busy and Dad away much of the time, Belle finds companionship with a household employee who after each day's work takes Belle "hand in hand" to the beach. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0374324638
Inhaltsangabe: From the beloved husband-and-wife team of The Gardener, a Caldecott Honor Book
Annabelle Bernadette Clementine Dodd
Was a good little girl, though decidedly odd.
Belle lived every day as if she were grown --
She thought she could do everything all on her own.
Lucky for Belle, she has a friend at home, a caregiver named Beatrice Smith -- Bea -- who keeps a close eye on her so she doesn't get into too much mischief. Through the week Belle helps Bea as she does chores or shops or bakes, and at the end of most days they head to the beach -- Belle and Bea, hand in hand, by the sea. But one afternoon Belle sneaks outside to play all alone, and something happens that changes her life forever.
A lyrical rhymed text and pictures that pack emotion combine to present powerful portraits of a girl and her loving guardian.
Über den Autor: Husband and wife duo Sarah Stewart and David Small have worked together on several picture books, including The Gardener, a Caldecott Honor book available from Square Fish. Small has also illustrated other books, including the 2001 Caldecott Medal winner So You Want to Be President?, by Judith St. George. Stewart and Small live in a historic home on a bend of the St. Joseph River in Michigan.
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