Pinduli

Pinduli

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Why else would they make her feel so rotten about her big ears, her fuzzy mane, and her wiggly stripes? Poor Pinduli just wants to disappear. But then a case of mistaken identity lets her show the creatures of the African savanna how a few tiny words can create something enormous. Includes notes about hyenas and other animals of the African savanna.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 254 x 254 x 7.62mm | 249.48g
  • Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1328740501
  • 9781328740502
  • 607,041

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Winner of the ASPCA Henry Bergh Children's Book Award

"Cannon combines an anthropomorphic story with factual endnotes about the wildlife, and the engaging artwork succeeds in making an unappealing creature sympathetic. The illustrations mix Audubon verisimilitude with Disney-like sentimentality."
--Publishers Weekly

"Stunning full-page naturalistic acrylic paintings with colored pencils focus on key episodes with an emphasis on the emotions of the animals. . . . The engaging tale includes great natural history, as in Stellaluna and the author's similar other works."
--Children's Literature

"The animals' expressions and antics are hilarious and endearing; Cannon has pulled off quite a feat in creating a cuddly hyena protagonist. This touching book about personal growth and self-acceptance gently demonstrates how the actions of one can have far-reaching effects on many others. An appealing and worthwhile purchase."
--School Library Journal

"Cannon fans will lap it up."
--Kirkus Reviews
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About Janell Cannon

JANELL CANNON is the award-winning author and illustrator of picture books about unappreciated and fascinating creatures, including Crickwing, Verdi, and the beloved bestseller Stellaluna. She lives in Southern California.
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Rating details

998 ratings
4.16 out of 5 stars
5 41% (410)
4 38% (384)
3 17% (170)
2 3% (26)
1 1% (8)
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