The Two Sillies
Publication Date: October 2000
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Getting a pet cat should be simple, but it isn't for Silly Lilly. At the advice of her friend Sammy, she finds herself cutting down trees, building a shed--even buying a cow in her quest for a cat. Is all this work really necessary?
Told in whimsical rhyme, Mary Ann Hoberman's delightful story follows two perfectly matched and utterly silly friends on a circuitous laugh-aloud path to a happy ending.
Mary Ann Hoberman has published more than twenty books for children, including the American Book Award winner A House Is a House for Me. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Lynne Cravath has illustrated numerous books for children The Two Sillies is her first book for Harcourt. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
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