No matter the predicament, Hurwitz interjects both humor and warmth. Accompanied by illustrations as playful as Arlene and Ilene, this chapter book is a t-winning choice for transitional readers who have graduated from Grace Lin's Ling & Ting early readers and enjoyed Hurwitz's previous titles.
--Kirkus Reviews [A] a natural step up from Grace Lin's Ling & Ting books.
--Publishers Weekly Hurwitz is remarkably gifted at composing kidspecific narratives with ease and grace, and the chapters read more like short stories than successive components of a novel. Warmth and humor pervade the stories, which simply written and yet subtle in their presentation of the girls' experiences.
--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books With spot art every few pages, the story should appeal to early chapter-book readers. The sisters are mischievous, but loving, and young readers won't have any trouble keeping up with their escapades.
--School Library Journal With Mourning's whimsical, pencil drawings and Hurwitz's short chapters, this book will offer young readers an opportunity to delve into reading novels. It's a sweet and touching tale of siblings and their relationship with each other.
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