on September 25, 2001
"Morgan and Me" is the story of a young princess who lives in the Land of Later. She's a dreamer, but mostly she's a procrastinator, always putting off her duties until later.
One day she gets lost in the woods and finds a unicorn with his horn stuck in a tree branch. Morgan, the unicorn, asks if she'll help him break free. The princess, however, would rather go play than help Morgan this minute. But she promises to return later.
Once she grows bored of playing, the princess returns and cuts the branch away for Morgan. Together they roam the meadow, Morgan having since forgiven the princess for her belated rescue. However, the princess doesn't watch her step while they are playing and falls into a pond. From the safety of a lily pad, she calls for Morgan to help her. Morgan replies he will--eventually.
The princess realizes her mistake earlier and heartfully apologizes to Morgan. Convinced, Morgan rescues the princess from the pond. And ever since, they've been best friends.
I would recommend this book to young children, but I'm sure most adults will enjoy it just as much. Robin James is the talented illustrator of "Morgan and Me" and many other Stephen Cosgrove books. I highly recommend you read all of Cosgrove's books if you liked this one.
on January 31, 2000
My sister and I grew up with Morgan and Me and Leo the Lop, and I hope my children can grow up with Serendipity books also. Morgan and Me is about a princess who likes to procrastinate. But when she gets into a jam and Morgan the unicorn gives her a taste of her own medicine by waiting to help her, she learns a valuable lesson. She no longer lives in the Land of Later. (I was a chronic dilly-dally child, and this book really spoke to me!)
on June 15, 2000
i LOVE morgan and me. as a 16 year old, i can still recallevery detail of this wonderful book about a princess and"her" morgan. sadly enough, through handing it down to a younger sister and moving out of our house, the book has disappeared. however, i have every intention of asking for the book for my 17th birthday.
on December 6, 2011
I read these books to my children when they were little, and now I have the privilege to read them to my grandchildren as well. Thank you for helping me start a tradition. I love the stories, the morality lessons and the beautiful illustrations. My grandchildren loved them too.
on March 16, 2009
I read this book when I was a little girl and I loved it. I am so happy to find it again to share with my children. The artwork is beautiful, and it just draws you in to the book and brings it to life. The context of the book relates the moral well, and I love the moral of this Serendipity book. It seems like morals in storybooks are getting to be a thing of the past...it is nice to see these books convey to children in easy to understand ways, in this one, the moral is not to procrastinate. So wonderful to see this book again!