Billy and Rose: Just the Way They Are

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Billy and Rose: Just the Way They Are
Written by Amy Hest
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536214208
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Billy and Rose: Just the Way They Are

author: Amy Hest
illustrator: Kady MacDonald Denton

The diligent sheep and the mellow pig who debuted in Billy and Rose: Forever Friends are back—and they have strong opinions! Even best friends can disagree, whether the topic is books (tall blue books versus fat red ones), rain (will it or won’t it?), the perils of a bad hair day (should Rose concur that Billy is having one?), or the incendiary question of which flavor of cupcake is best. Sharing—books and a purple umbrella, compliments and cupcakes (two flavors)—is the very antidote to seriousness in this second set of four witty stories to feature the endearing pair. Kady MacDonald Denton’s warm and spirited illustrations complement Amy Hest’s gentle study of friends as they debate the important issues of the day—and reap the rewards of compromise.

Billy and Rose are back—and prone to serious discussion—in four charming stories about the ups and downs of negotiating friendship.
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1536214205 /  9781536214208
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Early Readers / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Animals; Humorous Stories; Social Themes;
author’s comments:
Amy Hest is the author of many books for young readers, including Billy and Rose: Forever Friends, The Summer We Found the Baby, Remembering Mrs. Rossi, and Letters to Leo. She is also the author of many picture books, including Kiss Good Night, When Jessie Came Across the Sea, On the Night of the Shooting Star, Buster and the Baby, and Are You Sure, Mother Bear? Amy Hest lives in New York City.
illustrator’s comments:
Kady MacDonald Denton is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including Billy and Rose: Forever Friends, the Bear and Mouse books by Bonny Becker, and Two Homes by Claire Masurel. Kady MacDonald Denton lives in Ontario.
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