Sophy and Auntie Pearl

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By Jeanne Titherington
Publisher Greenwillow Books
Sophy and Auntie Pearl
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When Sophy awakes one morning to discover that she can fly, nobody much cares except her Auntie Pearl, who exclaims: Well, imagine that! I always knew you took after me. We must go for an outing. And so they do, floating above a telephonecompany cherry picker and embracing the zoos giraffe. The lightness of Ms. Titheringtons joyful pictures wafts the reader right along. New York Times.With her usual simple text and softtextured coloredpencil illustrations, Titherington tells a story of imagination and friendship. Sophy discovers she can fly. Her mother and father arent interested, but Greataunt Pearl next door says she can fly, too. Together, the small child and the old lady take off.... Titheringtons gentle, realistic art makes the ordinary so amazing that we laugh at the playful perspectives and fly with the story. ALA Booklist. The simple, charming text, printed with large clarity in an elegant typeface, is formally arranged opposite fullpage, framed coloredpencil illustrations. Seen from various perspectives, the expertly rendered, realistic indoor and outdoor scenes of everyday life are made magical with floods of light and the exuberance of the pair as they prance gleefully across the sky.... Children will relish this message. School Library Journal.

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24 pages24 pages
Published 1995Published 1995
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