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It is not until the eve of Owen's first day of kindergarten that his mother hatches the perfect solution. Ultimately, she finds a way that Owen can hang on to his first true love while also taking the next step into middle childhood--a solution that suits everyone, including Mrs. Tweezers. Caldecott Honor Book, Horn Book Fanfare Honor List, ALA Notable Book, Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor Book, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, ALA Booklist Children's Editors' Choice. (Ages 3 and older) --Gail Hudson --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
As part of a unit on Book Reviews, my class of terrific third graders at the Brooklyn School of Inquiry worked together to write the following review:
Owen has a... Read more
I definitely recommend this book to readers of all ages. This sweet book is one that everyone can relate to. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Hannah
Owen has had his fuzzy yellow security blanket since he was a baby, and there is nobody and nothing that can come between Owen and Fuzzy. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kurt A. Johnson
This is an excellent book for lower elementary. My first graders loved this book! Does not surprise me it won an award!Published 1 month ago by Stacy M. Payne
thanks for the great book, just what we needed for our son Owen, can't wait to start reading it to him.Published 2 months ago by Matt Romero
A friend just had a baby named Owen, so it was a perfect gift. I have always loved this author for children's books.Published 2 months ago by J. Barry
I love this book. It tells the story of a mouse named Owen who takes his blanket every where. His parents try all kinds of things to get him to stop hauling it around, to no avail. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kimberly
This is a great story I can't wait to read aloud! Kevin Henkes's illustrations are wonderful and detailed. It's a must for those who already love Lily and her purple plastic purse.Published 4 months ago by Reading Teacher
I liked the book....by the way it was shipped right away and packaged well... The book is for my grandson Owen so it fit the bill perfectly.Published 7 months ago by J. Barker