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Sprout Street Neighbors

Five Stories

Anna Alter


List Price: 12.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/26/2016)
Hardcover (4/28/2015)


In the tradition of classics such as The Wind in the Willows and Winnie-the-Pooh comes Anna Alter’s first chapter book.
Henry, Violet, Emma, Wilbur, and Fernando are neighbors in the same apartment building and they are also friends—though they have very different personalities and interests. Henry prefers peace and quiet, and poetry. Violet spends hours knitting and practicing her flute. Emma loves planning birthday parties. Wilbur would be happy to spend all day in his garden. And Fernando is just a little bit shy, but has a secret talent for the stage.
Sharing walls with your neighbor can sometimes bring the unexpected, but in the end, these five work together to overcome their differences.

Knopf Books for Young Readers, 9780385755580, 112pp.

Publication Date: April 28, 2015

About the Author

Anna Alter grew up with a great love for drawing, painting, and reading. She attended the Rhode Island School of Design, where she studied illustration. Anna is the author and illustrator of Disappearing Desmond, A Photo for Greta, and Abigail Spells. Her books have been selected as a CCBC Choice, a Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year, a Junior Library Guild Selection, and a Texas 2x2 Recommended Reading Selection, and have twice been included in the Society of Illustrators Original Art Show.