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Teddy & Co.

Teddy & Co.
 

A group of lost toys live on an island, and their community must adapt as new toys come and go --

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ISBN 9780553511604
Barcode 9780553511604
Published 1 November 2016 by Alfred A. Knopf
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Voigt, Cynthia
Illustrated by Zakimi, Paola
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ISBN-13 9780553511604
ISBN-10 0553511602
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf
Imprint Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date 1 November 2016
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Voigt, Cynthia
Illustrated by Zakimi, Paola
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 168mm
Height: 211mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 408g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Friendship, Teddy bears, Toys, JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General, JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Friendship
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 692506

Description of this Book

Fans of classic toy stories like Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo, and Toys Go Out by Emily Jenkins will love Teddy & Co. by Newbery Medalist Cynthia Voigt. Teddy is a thinking kind of bear. Of all his friends, he does the most wondering. He lives with a ragtag group of lost toys a very hungry snake, an elephant who likes to bake, two charmingly silly pigs, and a reclusive penguin and they all bump along happily together. But their peaceful world gets shaken up when new toys arrive first a rabbit, who is not as soft and floppy as he looks, and then a beautiful doll with royal ambitions. Will the newcomers learn to fit into the community? Or will the community be forever changed by them? As Teddy the philosopher would answer: Yes. Cynthia Voigt s charming tale of community and compromise comes alive in the adorable pictures from Paola Zakimi. Fully illustrated and lovingly designed, this book would make a terrific gift or family read-aloud.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review I love finding new early chapter books that treat young readers with respect. I can picture Teddy & Co. being read aloud by a family together or stealthily under the covers by one kid with a flashlight. Each lightly illustrated chapter functions well as its own short story and as a piece of the narrative whole. These are lovable and unique characters that will charm parents and children alike. -- Johanna Albrecht, Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill, NC

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Author's Bio

Cynthia Voigt is the acclaimed author of many books, including Dicey's Song, winner of the Newbery Medal; A Solitary Blue, winner of a Newbery Honor; and Homecoming, a National Book Award finalist. For the body of her work, Cynthia Voigt was honored with the Margaret A. Edwards Award for Outstanding Literature for Young Adults. For younger readers, her books include the Mister Max trilogy, Young Fredle, and Angus and Sadie. You can read more about her work at CynthiaVoigt.com.

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