Summary: Miss Winkle started Valentine's Day with a math puzzle. Everyone drew a heart and then tried to figure out how many candy hearts fit inside. Katie was having fun reading all the messages while everyone put their name on a piece of paper and dropp --The Reading Tub
At Katie's school, Valentine's Day is filled with fun when the class does math and reading that centers on a heart theme. Excitement increases when the teacher assigns students the job to write their names on a slip of paper and deposit it in a pretty Val --Children's Literature Newsletter
In Katie Saves Thanksgiving , the second graders guests are stuck in the snow and the family oven goes on the fritz. Fortunately, while shoveling her neighbors walk, Katie learns that the woman will be all alone for the holiday, and her oven works just --School Library Journal
About the Author
Fran Manushkin is the author of many popular picture books, including Baby, Come Out!; Latkes and Applesauce: A Hanukkah Story; The Tushy Book; The Belly Book; and Big Girl Panties. There is a real Katie Woo — she's Fran's great-niece — but she never gets in half the trouble of the Katie Woo in the books. Fran writes on her beloved Mac computer in New York City, without the help of her two naughty cats, Chaim and Goldy.
Tammie Lyon began her love for drawing at a young age while sitting at the kitchen table with her dad. She continued her love of art and eventually attended The Columbus College of Art and Design, where she earned a Bachelors degree in Fine Art. After a brief career as a professional ballet dancer, she decided to devote herself full time to illustration. Today she lives with her husband, Lee, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her dogs, Gus and Dudley, keep her company as she works in her studio.