Petal and Poppy

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Petal and Poppy

By Lisa Jahn-Clough; Ed Briant (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin, Paperback, 9780544113800, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2014


In "Petal and Poppy," young readers are introduced to these charmingcharacters. Petal gets very nervous when Poppy decides to go scuba diving. What if she's eaten by a seamonster?Poppy thinks Petal is just being a worrywart.Perhaps. But maybe that's a good thing. Because when Poppy does find herself in a little trouble, who comes to her rescue?Petal

With simple vocabulary, short sentences, and ample picture clues, this new Green Light Readers series will inspire and instructyoung readers on their journey to becoming lifelong readers.

About the Author
Lisa Clough and Ed Briant have both written and illustrated books individually, but this is the first time this husband-and-wife team have worked together. They split their time between New Jersey and Maine. To learn more about either of them, visit their websites at and