Wallace's Lists

By Barbara Bottner; Olof Landstrom (Illustrator); Gerald Kruglik
(Katherine Tegen Books, Hardcover, 9780060002244, 40pp.)

Publication Date: June 2004

Other Editions of This Title: Library Binding

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Description

Wallace, a mouse, could do almost anything. Anything that is, as long as he had a list.

  1. Wallace is a shy mouse.
  2. He writes lists. Lists of recipes, funny words, and frightening experiences.
  3. Wallace meets his lively neighbor named Albert.
  4. His world is swiftly opened to new delights, such as painting and music.
  5. Wallace and Albert experience the excitement of an adventure, and Wallace discovers a new joy.
  6. Friendship.




About the Author

Barbara Bottner is the author of many favorites for young readers, including Rosa's Room, illustrated by Beth Spiegel; the ever-popular Bootsie Barker Bites, illustrated by Peggy Rathmann; and Bootsie Barker Ballerina, also an I Can Read Book, illustrated by G. Brian Karas. Together with her husband, Gerald Kruglik, Ms. Bottner has authored the award-winning picture book Wallace's Lists, illustrated by Olof LandstrÖm, and the I Can Read Book Pish and Posh, which she illustrated.




Praise For Wallace's Lists

“Worried little Wallace … is an endearing hero … and Bottner and Kruglik chronicle his blossoming with affectionate wit.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“With its positive message…this picture book is a winner.”
-School Library Journal (starred review)

“The book might dare readers to discover something new about themselves, too.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“This one goes on the recommended list.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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