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The Just-Right, Perfect Present Frances Kennedy

The Just-Right, Perfect Present

Frances Kennedy

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ISBN : 9781582461991
Hardcover
30 pages
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 About the Book 

Grandpapa Philp believes that family is all the entertainment he needs. So at the Philp family reunion, he sets up a bit of healthy competition: Which grandchild will memorize and recite a poem for Grandmama at their Golden Anniversary party? CousinMoreGrandpapa Philp believes that family is all the entertainment he needs. So at the Philp family reunion, he sets up a bit of healthy competition: Which grandchild will memorize and recite a poem for Grandmama at their Golden Anniversary party? Cousin John takes winning for granted, but Donna Delle has a secret weapon in her sisters and brother. Once again, Kennedy and Aldridge welcome readers into the Philp family album through an authors note and archival photos.Poetry, perseverance, and pride take center stage in a new true story about Donna Delle and the family Philp. THE PICKLE PATCH BATHTUB introduced readers to the Philp family and was chosen as the 2006 book of the year by Iowa Stories 2000. Includes complete text of the poems The Owl and the Pussycat and The Planting of the Apple Tree. Models supportive sibling relationships and the joys of poetry. Creative way to celebrate Arbor Day.ReviewsBy inheriting her mothers love of poetry and introducing it to a new generation, Kennedy proves the apple doesn­t fall far from the tree.-Publishers Weekly