Double Trouble Groundhog Day

Double Trouble Groundhog Day Cover

Double Trouble Groundhog Day

By Bethany Roberts; Lorinda Bryan Cauley (Illustrator)

Henry Holt & Company, Hardcover, 9780805082807, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 2, 2008


Grampie Groundhog decides to turn over the family job of forecasting the weather to one of his grandchildren. But which one? Gregory wants to do it but so does his twin, Greta.  The two draw straws and Gregory wins. Right before the big day Gregory loses his glasses, so it’s Greta to the rescue. Together, the twins announce “Spring is coming!” and everyone celebrates.

About the Author
Bethany Roberts has written several popular books for children, includingseven Holiday Micebooks, Monster Manners, Cat Parade, and Waiting-for-Christmas Stories.She lives inHamden, Connecticut.Visit her website at

ANGELA SHELF MEDEARIS is a well-known reading consultant and the award-winning author of more than seventy books for children. She lives in Austin, Texas.
LORINDA BRYAN CAULEY has illustrated more than thirty books for children and young adults. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Praise For Double Trouble Groundhog Day

“Cauley’s watercolor-and-colored pencil illustrations have a classic feel to them, featuring amber-hued, cozy home scenes that neatly complement the tale and capture the twins’ antics with a keen and comical precision. The happy resolution of the story provides a satisfying conclusion and with its simple explanation of Groundhog Day, this warm-hearted tale offers readers an entertaining introduction to an annual event.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Cauley’s watercolor and colored-pencil illustrations depict a cozy groundhog world.”—School Library Journal