One Bright Ring (Hardcover)

By Gretchen Geser, Gretchen Geser (Illustrator)

Henry Holt & Company, 9780805092790, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 21, 2013

List Price: 16.99*
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In "One Bright Ring "by Gretchen Geser, a girl sees a man drop the ring he means to use to propose to his girlfriend. The little girl tries to give it back to him, but things keep getting in her way Follow this brave girl and count the obstacles she overcomes in her adventure to return the ring to its owner. She catches up to him just as he realizes he doesn't have the ring anymore . . . so she drops it in just the right place for him to find it.

About the Author

Gretchen Geser drives a hybrid car and creates hybrid artwork, alternating between traditional and digital techniques. A graduate of Smith College, Gretchen also has an M.F.A. in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College. She lives in upstate New York with her husband and daughter and is on the lookout for a black cat.

Praise For One Bright Ring

"Children will enjoy the spirit of the chase (and an easily spotted black cat on each spread) in this pleasant introduction to courtship conventions." -- Kirkus Reviews

"[has] an air of both excitement and romance."-- Publishers Weekly

 "The author-illustrator takes readers on a running, hopping, mommy-tugging, obstacle-packed adventure through attractive city streets as one small girl chases one young man who has dropped a bright ring." -- School Library Journal