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Henry and the Valentine Surprise

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Henry and the Valentine Surprise

By Nancy Carlson

Viking Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780670062676, 32pp.

Publication Date: December 26, 2008

Description
Just before Valentine's Day, Henry and his classmates discover a heart-shaped box on their teacher Mr. McCarthy's desk. Who's it for? As the students spy on Mr. McCarthy, they see him talking to the playground monitor, smiling at the lunch lady, and eating with the French teacher How many girlfriends does Mr. McCarthy have? When Henry finally asks Mr. McCarthy just who that heart-shaped box is for?the class gets a big surprise

Nancy Carlson's humorous text and candy-colored illustrations showcase just how sweet Valentine's Day can be.



About the Author
Nancy Carlson has published over sixty books for children. She is one of the few people who knew even back in kindergarten what she wanted to do for a living: make pictures and tell stories! Her books have been Reading Rainbow selections, she won the Children's Choice Award from IRA and CBC, and she won the Minnesota Children's Museum Great Friends to Kids Award. She lives with her family in Minnesota.