Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440417958, 80pp.
Publication Date: November 1987
Emily is stuck with crybaby Jill Simon as her "secret Pal" to be kind to for the whole month of December.
Blanche Sims was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She has worked as an illustrator for young people's art at Famous Artists School and later at Xerox in the art department. Then she became a children's book illustrator. Among the many books she has illustrated is the Polk Street series. Sims lives in Sandy Hook, CT.
"Accessible to second-and-third-grade readers, this short chapter book will also make a delightful holiday read-aloud."--School Library Journal.