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Henrietta Hooper Chases a Starfish: A Field Mouse Story by Rolla Donaghy

Henrietta Hooper Chases a Starfish: A Field Mouse Story

by Rolla Donaghy

22 pages
When field mice meet a small wave, it spells TROUBLE!

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Category: Fiction:Children
About the Book
A colorful storybook tells the adventure of Henry and Henrietta, field mouse twins on Hooper farm. On a hot day, they go to the beach at the ocean with the farm family. They promise to stay out of the water. They look at birds and seashells. Henrietta wants to see a starfish.

Following a seagull's footprints is fun, until small waves make them lose their way. Can the seagull help Henrietta return to the yellow beach umbrella? The story can be read to Pre-k and K, and is suitable for Grade 1 and Grade 2 beginner readers. The 1,000-word tale uses concepts, vocabulary and artwork designed for young children.

 

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About the Author
Canadian author Rolla Donaghy studied music and theatre arts through high school. She has worked in the field of education in Toronto, Boston and Honolulu, with a specialty in school readiness.

The artwork is by artist Angela Amato, Finger Lakes region, NY.

 

 

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