Synopses & Reviews
After awhile, Crocodile. See you soon, Baboon. LATER, GATOR.
Gatorandrsquo;s moving, and heandrsquo;s so sad to say goodbye to his friends. Worst of all, he doesnandrsquo;t know anyone in his new neighborhood! But with a little helpandmdash;and some encouraging lettersandmdash;from the good pals he left behind, Gator realizes what he has to do. Just say . . . HELLO! And with a Howdy do, Kangaroo
and Good afternoon, Raccoon
, Gator soon feels right at home.
and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; A group of adorable animals, and fun-to-read-aloud text, make this the perfect encouraging story for any new kid in the neighborhood.
Poor Melanie Mouse! Sheand#8217;s crying, because today is moving day and she has to say goodbye to all her friendsand#151;the peeping chicks, the sobbing piglets, the precious puppies.and#160; What will her new home be like? Will she have anyone to play with?
Cyndy Szekeresand#8217;s charming story, and her irresistible animals, will provide comfort and reassurance to any child who has to move to a new neighborhood.
Although sad about leaving her farm animal friends, Melanie Mouse finds new friends after moving to the woods.
About the Author
Author-illustrator Erik Brooks has had the honor of illustrating the work of Betsy Byars, Shirley Climo, and Eric Kimmelandmdash;just to name a few. When not drawing, writing, or visiting schools and libraries, he coaches at the local high school, runs, skis, and wanders the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Erik lives in Winthrop, WA, with his wife, their young daughter, and Max, a handsome mutt of a dog. Visit Erik online at erikbrooks.com.