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The Best Gift of All

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The Best Gift of All
Written by Jonathan Emmett
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763638609
ISBN-13: 9780763638603
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The Best Gift of All

author: Jonathan Emmett
illustrator: Vanessa Cabban

series name:
Mole and Friends

It's cold and blustery outside, and the best place for Mole to be is underground in his burrow. But it's been a long time since he's seen his friend Rabbit, so he tunnels through the ground to see her, meeting his friends Squirrel and Hedgehog along the way. When they find Rabbit under the weather with a terrible cold, Squirrel and Hedgehog give their friend gifts. Mole worries that he has nothing to offer, until Rabbit points out that he has brought her the very best gift of all — his friendship.

"Cuddly animals drawn in a palette of soft, autumn watercolors reinforce the warm and fuzzy feeling of Emmett's story. A pleasant selection for fall storytimes and a good choice for beginning readers." — School Library Journal
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0763638609 /  9780763638603
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 8 1/8" x 11 13/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Animals; Social Themes; Health & Daily Living;
author’s comments:
Jonathan Emmett has written many books for children, including the three previous Mole books. He lives in England.
illustrator’s comments:
Vanessa Cabban (1972-2014) was the illustrator of Dear Tooth Fairy by Alan Durant; Down in the Woods at Sleepytime by Carole Lexa Schaefer; The Best Gift of All by Jonathan Emmett; and several other picture books.
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