Scooter in the Outside

Scooter in the Outside

By Anne Bowen; Abby Carter (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823423262, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 2012

Scooter "loves" the outside. He loves it so much that one day when Lucy accidentally leaves the door ajar, Scooter goes out all by himself. But without Lucy, the outside is a scary place. Children will relate to Scooter's curiosity as well as his fears. Illustrations.

About the Author
Anne Bower was inspired to write I Loved You Before You Were Born while she waited for and wondered about her first grandchild. She has been a teacher for twenty-five years, working with both hearingimpaired and hearing children, and was chosen as the 1996-1997 Utah Language Arts Teacher of the Year. Ms. Bowen is passionate about reading and enjoys sharing her love of literature and beautiful language with her students. She has two sons and one granddaughter and lives with her husband in Ogden, Utah.

BARBARA JOOSSE is the best-selling author of more than thirty books for children. She lives in a little stone house in Wisconsin. Visit her website at