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  • Published: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1993.
  • Year Published: 1993
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 370

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0688114490



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by Henkes, Kevin.

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Where To Find It

Call number: E HEN, R Caldecott Honor 1994

Available Copies: Downtown Youth PicBks, Downtown Youth Ref., Malletts Youth Picture Books, Traverwood Youth PicBks

Additional Details

Owen's parents try to get him to give up his favorite blanket before he starts school, but when their efforts fail, they come up with a solution that makes everyone happy.

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Wonderful children's book. Great for read alouds to kindergarden or 1st graders. It has a happy ending and teaches kids about solving problems.

wonderful book!

This book has it all - a great lesson, lovable characters, creative problem-solving, and a sense of humor! Kids and parents alike will enjoy this book. A true classic!

Parenting Inspiration

This story features parents who think outside the box and find a solution to their problem that makes everyone happy. It's a helpful book for a child who might be having a hard time giving up a security object.

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