Pobble's Way (Hardcover)
Flashlight Press, 9780979974663, 32pp.
Publication Date: September 15, 2010
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Praise For Pobble's Way…
"With his totally original ear for the English language, Simon Van Booy . . . gives a special style to this tale of a lost mitten." Hilary Knight, illustrator, Kay Thompson's Eloise
"This clever story would be lovely for sharing one-on-one and could inspire readers to take their own imaginations for a walk." School Library Journal
"The wonderfully vivid and appealing illustrations bring this story of discovery and identification to life, and young children will be mesmerized by the unique point of view that is presented by each woodland animal. . . .With or without an adult reading partner, this enchanting story will be a treasured favorite in any young child's collection of special books." Children's Literature
"I love the idea that an object is perceived to be something very different by each of several observers [in Pobble's Way], and will be sharing the book with that in mind during my workshop." Dr. Peggy Sharp, one of the foremost experts in North America on children's literature and literature programs
"A wonderful bedtime tale that fathers especially will love to read to their children." New York Journal of Books
"Simon Van Booy has written a tale about a magical walk in the woods that celebrates the imaginative naming games that kids love. Fathers will particularly enjoy sharing this story with their children." Kate McMullan and Jim McMullan, author and illustrator, I Stink!