Patti Cake and Her New Doll (Hardcover)

By Patricia Reilly Giff, Laura J. Bryant (Illustrator)

Orchard Books, 9780545244657, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 7, 2014

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Description

Girls will adore two-time Newbery Honoree Pat Reilly Giff's sweet, funny picture book adventure about a spirited little girl, her irrepressible dog, and her new doll
Patti Cake has a new doll.
Her name is On Sale.
She's afraid of the dark--just like Patti Cake.
Patti Cake also has a dog named Tootsie--
who makes a big mess out of everything
Tootsie gets On-Sale all smudgy with nail polish and sticky cake.
But when Tootsie comes into their dark new room that night to tell On-Sale she is sorry, everything begins to feel right.


About the Author

Patricia Reilly Giff is a two-time Newbery Honor Book author and has written more than sixty books for young readers, including her bestselling Polk Street School series. Her perfect pitch for writing stories that kids love comes from her twenty years as a schoolteacher and reading specialist. She lives in Trumbull, Connecticut, with her husband. Laura J. Bryant is the celebrated illustrator of over forty-five books for children. Originally from South Florida, Bryant received a degree from the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she studied painting, printmaking, and sculpture. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina, and may be visited anytime on her website, www.laurabryant.com.
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