Henry and the Valentine Surprise
By Nancy Carlson
(Viking Juvenile, Hardcover, 9780670062676, 32pp.)
Publication Date: December 26, 2008
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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.