Synopses & Reviews
Great friends arent hard to findtheyre right here! Houghton Mifflin is delighted to publish two more George and Martha readers. Using original art and text from James Marshalls storybooks, the tales are reformatted for beginning readers.
Marshalls themes are all resonant with a reading-age childnavigating the waters of first friendships, honesty versus kindness, curiosity versus privacy. These are the kind of deeply humorous, deeply true stories that inspire a love of reading!
In these two stories, George and Martha are still riding round and round on their delightful whirlwind of friendship.
Story Number One: The Attic Martha wants to tell George a scary story but scares herself before she can even tell it.
Story Number Two: The Surprise Martha learns to forgive George, but she does not forget.
In their 23rd adventure, Henry and Mudge are off for a day in the country. While Henry and his parents are buying farm-fresh food, Mudge meets some friendly farm animals--and one angry goose. Full color.
In Henry and Mudge's twenty-third adventure, they're off for a day in the country. While Henry's parents are buying farm-fresh food, he and Mudge enjoy meeting some friendly farm animals -- but look out when they cross paths with an angry goose!
George and Martha: The Best of Friends contains the classic stories “The Attic” and “The Surprise” and includes fun and educational activities!
Great friends arent hard to findtheyre right here! With original art and text from Marshalls storybooks and themes that will resonate with beginning readers, these deeply humorous, deeply honest stories are sure to inspire a love of books and reading.
George and Martha: Round and Round contains the classic stories “The Clock,” “The Trip,” and “The Artist.” Includes fun and educational activities!
About the Author
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George and Martha: Round and Roundcontains the classic stories and#8220;The Clock,and#8221; and#8220;The Trip,and#8221; and and#8220;The Artist.and#8221; Includes fun and educational activities!"The spare text, a treat for beginning readers or for sharing with pre-readers, perfectly matches the deceptively simple illustrations, which glow with humor and affection." --School Library JournalforGeorge and Martha: Round and RoundJames Marshall (1942and#150;1992) created dozens of exuberant and captivating books for children, including The Stupids, Miss Nelson Is Missing!, and the ever-popular George and Martha books. Before creating his canon of classic, hilarious childrenand#8217;s books, James Marshall played the viola, studied French, and received a masterand#8217;s degree from Trinity College. He also doodled. It was the doodles, and the unforgettable characters that emerged from them, that led him to his lifeand#8217;s work as one of the finest creators of childrenand#8217;s books of the twentieth century. In 2007, James Marshall was posthumously awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder medal for his lasting contribution to literature for children.