Petal and Poppy and the Mystery Valentine (Green Light Readers Level 2) (Hardcover)

By Lisa Clough, Ed Briant

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780544555501, 32pp.

Publication Date: December 29, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (12/29/2015)

List Price: 12.99*
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On Valentine's Day morning, Petal wakes up to chocolates. Poppy wakes to find flowers. What wonderful gifts for these best friends to give each other. But wait . . . Poppy forgot to get Petal a gift, and Petal forgot to get something for Poppy. So who is this mystery Valentine? With picture clues and simple text, this charming book brings the warmth of Valentine's Day to burgeoning readers.

About the Author

Lisa Jahn-Clough has written and illustrated a number of books for young children, including Alicia Has a Bad Day; My Friend and I; Missing Molly; Simon and Molly Plus Hester; On the Hill; and Country Girl, City Girl. She has taught at Maine College of Art and the Vermont College Writing for Children and Young Adults program. 

Ed Briant has published for Flux Llewelyn, Roaring Book, Greenwillow Press, and Atheneum. His first book, Paper Parade, was named a Publisher's Weekly Flying Start. He is also the author and illustrator of the weekly comic "Tales from the Slushpile," published online with Publisher's Weekly's Children's Bookshelf since 2005. He has taught illustration at Delaware College of Art and Design in Wilmington, Delaware.

Praise For Petal and Poppy and the Mystery Valentine (Green Light Readers Level 2)

"Briant's graphic-novel style illustrations are a great match for emerging independent readers...The appealing, bright colors and simply drawn characters are just as sweet as the story."