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Capture the Flag
Kate Messner


Where's Tumpty: A Tilly and Friends Book PDF Print E-mail

What You Need to Know:
• Tilly and her friends are whimsical bunch who will appeal to young readers.
• The illustrations are soothing, sweet and innocent.
• There is a good amount of white space and the illustrations are placed perfectly to lead the reader through the story.
• Even the different type sizes help the reader follow along and make them want to join in.
Sweet Series Background:
Polly Dunbar’s books are as much fun to look at as they are to read. The fun colors, charming characters and adorable facial expressions will leave readers smiling. Tilly is a happy little girl who lives in a little yellow house with some special friends that include an elephant, a pig and several other animals. They enjoy music and dancing.
Sweet Book Summary:
This charming little series continues with Tumpty, an oversize elephant, trying to hide. Unfortunately, even though Tumpty's eyes are shut ever so tightly, Tilly and friends can all see him. Until suddenly he is gone! Where could he be? Tumpty learns how to hide, big body and all. Your youngest reader will delight in this clever series.
Author: Polly Dunbar Illustrator: Polly Dunbar Published: 2009, 32 pages
Themes: Animals, Exquisite Illustrations, Feelings, Friendship, Imagination
If You Liked This Book, Try:
I Will Surprise My Friend, Mo Willems
Hello Tilly, Polly Dunbar
Happy Hector, Polly Dunbar
This recommendation was written by: Melissa Y.
Tilly and Tumpty
2 Tuesday, 31 May 2011 16:56
Sweet on Books
Thanks for the feedback! Sorry but nothing new has been published since 2009. We'll be on the look out for anything new by Polly Dunbar and will definitely post when we hear something.
Tilly and Tumpty
1 Sunday, 29 May 2011 08:46
I LOVE this book. My daughters love reading it and pointing out who is coming next on each page. It has become a family favorite and I can't wait for the other books in the series...they aren't out yet, are they?

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