Publish date: May 3rd 2005
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Read For School
, Middle Grade
, Chapter Books
Series: Dimwood Forest 0-3 (#1)
Read in 4th grade.
One of my favorite children's authors... Poppy is part of a series of books about the mice in Dimwood forest. The book is exciting and has wonderful characters from a brave field mouse named Poppy to a crabby old porcupine named Ereth. This was our family dinner book but it was so good that we re...
Another from the Battle of the Books that sounded good.***It's the story of a brave little mouse's adventures outwitting the local owl despot. Does anyone know why so many authors tell children's stories with critters instead of people? It's a cuddly-looking trap. At one extreme you have the full-on...
My niece and nephew were not interested in having me read Poppy to them. Both of them are adverse to "killing," as my niece calls it, and there is a horrid death in the first chapter of this book, and another intense death in one of the final chapters. So, at the kids' request, I did not read thi...
So it's geared towards 4th graders, but I just can't resist a book that anthropomorphizes animals. And it's a cute little mouse! Who's tough - and she's a girl! - and she kicks ass! It was very enjoyable."I don't care," Poppy said aloud, making a fist of a paw. "I'll do it. I will."
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