Little Beaver and the Echo

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Little Beaver and the Echo

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Little Beaver s search for a friend he thinks he hears across a pond is perfect for every child who's ever felt lonely."Children old enough to long for friends of their own will nestle right into this appealing story....Ideal for reading aloud at the beginning of the school year of during camp sessions, when there's a little bit of Little Beaver in every kid." -- Booklist"Perfect for little ones at quiet-time or bedtime." -- Publishers Weekly "Enchanting." -- The New York Times Book Review

Born in Beverly, Massachusetts, Amy MacDonald received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania in 1973 and worked in a number of positions related to writing and publishing before publishing her first children’s book. Little Beaver and the Echo was cited as one of the year’s Top Ten children’s books by the New York Times and as a Best Book of the Year by Parents magazine. Her other books include Rachel Fister’s Blister, Cousin Ruth’s Tooth, No More Nice, and Please Malese! As an author, MacDonald has won various awards, from Horn Book Fanfare Awards to the IRA/CBC Children’s Choice, Ten Best Books for Babies, and the Parents’ Choice Silver Honor Medal. She lives in Falmouth, Maine, with her husband and children.

by Abby

I would like to introduce you to my absolute favorite, definitely overlooked picture book. This one is from the 90s but I didn't know it when it came out—I found it at my first bookstore and I’ve loved it ever since.

Little Beaver is lonely. When he calls across the pond and hears his echo, he thinks it is his friend and goes on an adventure to find it. He picks up lots of new friends along the way, each of them looking for someone just like him. Filled to the brim with beautiful illustrations and happiness, this book is a joy.

From A Bookseller Through the Ages

ISBN: 9780698116283

ISBN-10: 9780698116283

Publisher: Puffin Books

Publication Date: 09/28/1998 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/28/1998 - 12:00am

Pages: 32

Language: English


Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings

Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship

Juvenile Fiction / Animals