Synopses & Reviews
Everyone knows that Beatrice of the north woods is clever. But did you know that she's also mighty brave? In this disarming companion to the award-winning andlt;Iandgt;Clever Beatrice,andlt;/Iandgt; our heroine proves that she's a pint-sized force to be reckoned with when she discovers that someone has been sneaking into the barn at night to ride her beloved pony. But who? andlt;BRandgt; The village bread maker, who specializes in solving "things not easily explained," claims he can help Beatrice, given enough time. But Beatrice doesn't andlt;Iandgt;haveandlt;/Iandgt; time, so starts thinking herself...
andlt;Iandgt;Publishers Weekly,andlt;/Iandgt; starred review Willey's engaging tale of her sharp-witted heroine's courage, enhanced by Solomon's inspired illustrations, is clever indeed.
andlt;Iandgt;Horn Book Magazine,andlt;/Iandgt; starred review Set in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, this is a winning tale of brain vs. brawn from the French-Canadian tradition, full of lively dialogue and situation.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Heather M. Solomonandlt;/bandgt; was named a andlt;Iandgt;Publishers Weeklyandlt;/iandgt; Flying Start for andlt;Iandgt;Clever Beatrice,andlt;/iandgt; winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award. She is also the illustrator of andlt;Iandgt;Clever Beatrice and the Best Little Ponyandlt;/iandgt; by Margaret Willey and andlt;Iandgt;If I Were a Lionandlt;/iandgt; by Sarah Weeks. She lives in New Mexico with her husband, daughter, and son, who especially love to share joyous secrets.