Marjorie Weinman Sharmat has been called "a shining star as a storyteller" by Publishers Weekly. Her many popular books include I Don't Care and What Are We Going to Do About Andrew? for young children; Griselda's New Year, Mitchell Is Moving and Sophie and Gussie for beginning readers; and several novels for older children. After many years in New York State (one of them at 165 East 95th Street, New York City) she now lives in Tucson, Arizona. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
My sons and I read this book often as they were growing up. It has a lesson to teach and uses subtle humor to do it. Read morePublished 7 months ago by BeBe
One of my very favorites for describing life in my beloved Sonoran desert to visitors.Published 7 months ago by Diane S.
Loved this when my daughter was small, bought it for my grandchildren to enjoy as well.Published 8 months ago by K. Purvis
I love this book for any child who has moved from NEW YORK or other Eastern places, to the West, so cute and quick to read.!!Published 12 months ago by Eleanor A. Robb
A delightful story that really captures the apprehension and uncertainty felt by a child anticipating a cross-country move, with rich regional descriptions and illustrations of... Read morePublished 14 months ago by IrishRezGirl
I loved this book as a kid and acquired it now to have on hand for my nephews. The pictures are good, the story is fun and might even teach the little sprogs a thing or two. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Petra DeVerona
This is a charming book about misunderstanding and fear of strangeness, becoming comfortable with new places and people, and trying to help others do the same.Published 22 months ago by Alison Reiheld