By Lynne Rae Perkins
(Greenwillow Books, Library Binding, 9780060092733, 352pp.)
Publication Date: September 2005
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Looking at the bright, fuzzy picture in the
magazine, she thought, Something like that.
Checking her wish
she found one.
Hoping it wasn't
too late, she thought
the word soon.
Lynne Rae Perkins was awarded the Newbery Medal for Criss Cross. She is also the author of the novel All Alone in the Universe, the award-winning companion to Criss Cross. An artist as well as a writer, Lynne Rae Perkins has published several acclaimed picture books, including The Broken Cat, Snow Music, Pictures from Our Vacation, and The Cardboard Piano.
The author lives with her family in northern Michigan.