Annie and Snowball and the dress-up birthday The first book of their adventures

Cynthia Rylant

Book - 2007

Annie and her pet rabbit, Snowball, invite Henry and Mudge to a dress-up birthday party, but there is some confusion about what the guests are supposed to wear.

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Annie and Snowball
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Rylant, Cynthia. Annie and Snowball ; #01.
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Published
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2007.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Physical Description
40 p. : ill
ISBN
1416909389
9781416909385
Main Author
Cynthia Rylant (-)
Other Authors
Suçie Stevenson (illustrator)
Review by School Library Journal Reviews

K-Gr 2— The creative duo who enchanted early readers with Henry and Mudge have launched Henry's cousin Annie and her pet rabbit in a series of their own. Children who missed Henry and Mudge and Annie's Good Move (1998) and Henry and Mudge and Annie's Perfect Pet (2000, both S & S) will quickly catch up with these charming characters and their thoughtful friendship. Annie is looking forward to wearing her favorite "ribbons and bows and lace and fancy little shoes" for her birthday celebration and invites Henry, his parents, and Mudge to join her for a "Dress-up Birthday." As Annie and her father greet their guests, they realize that "dressing up" can have several connotations, but learn that a party with special friends brings great happiness. Stevenson's lively pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations depict lots of action in the story's four short chapters, and amplify the characters' warmth, affection, and laughter. Annie has a winning combination of sensitivity, deliberation, girly frills, and fun, and readers will look forward to her next adventure.—Laura Scott, Farmington Community Library, MI [Page 115]. Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

Excited about surprising her favorite cousin and neighbor, Henry, his dog, Mudge, and all her guests with the satin dress and sparkly tights she will wear at her big birthday party, Annie receives an even bigger surprise when the special day finally arrives. 20,000 first printing.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Annie and her pet rabbit, Snowball, invite Henry and Mudge to a dress-up birthday party, but there is some confusion about what the guests are supposed to wear.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Annie is having a birthday party in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read by the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award–winning creators of Henry and Mudge. Annie and her pet bunny, Snowball, love living next door to Annie’s favorite cousin, Henry and his dog, Mudge. Whether it’s playing Frisbee or watching old movies, there’s no shortage of fun to be had when these four are together.Annie’s birthday is coming up, and she can’t wait to invite Henry and Mudge over for a dress-up party. But when the guests arrive, it’s Annie who gets the big surprise!

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Annie is having a birthday party in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read by the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award'winning creators of Henry and Mudge. Annie and her pet bunny, Snowball, love living next door to Annie's favorite cousin, Henry and his dog, Mudge. Whether it's playing Frisbee or watching old movies, there's no shortage of fun to be had when these four are together.Annie's birthday is coming up, and she can't wait to invite Henry and Mudge over for a dress-up party. But when the guests arrive, it's Annie who gets the big surprise!