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Groundhog Stays Up Late

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Groundhog Stays Up Late

By Margery Cuyler; Jean Cassels (Illustrator)

Walker Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780802789402, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 13, 2005

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Description

Stubborn Groundhog simply can't wait until February 2 to wake all his friends up

Groundhog loves to run and play. When winter comes, Groundhog does not want to hibernate. His friends warn that he'll be hungry and cold and lonely, but he just won't listen. Yet he soon discovers his friends were right.

Then he has a brilliant idea He'll have an EARLY spring All his friends will wake up, and they can all have fun together again. But his friends aren't too happy when they find out Groundhog has played a trick on them.

A great new twist on the groundhog's annual February ritual, this story is guaranteed to entertain, with a willful hero that children and adults will instantly recognize.



About the Author
Margery Cuyler has written more than thirty books for children. Among her recent titles are Big Friends, Skeleton Hiccups, and Please Say Please! Penguin's Guide to Manners. Margery lives in Princeton, New Jersey, with her husband and two sons. Jean Cassels has illustrated more than fifty natural history books for children, but she also has a talent for more whimsical images of birds and beasts and bugs wearing all the latest fashions, as seen in The Mysterious Collection of Dr. David Harleyson. The mother of two grown sons, she lives with her husband in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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