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A board book format introduces irrepressible Sophie to a younger audience.
On Halloween night, Sophie and Grover trade her wooly mammoth costume for his black widow spider disguise. They are sure Grandma won't know who they are. But when a giant squid opens the door to greet the trick-or-treaters at Grandma's house, it's Grandma who has the last laugh.
About the Author
Rosemary Wells is the author of 120 books for children, including more than 40 about the beloved bunnies Max and Ruby. She travels all over the country as a tireless advocate for literacy. Wells was born in New Jersey to a playwright father and ballet dancer mother who encouraged her artistic bent. She worked as an art director and designer before illustrating her first book. She is the mother of two grown daughters, Victoria and Marguerite, and grandmother to four girls.
Praise for Rosemary Wells's Sophie books:
★ "Delightful . . . This is Wells' work at her best—insightful, witty, and beautifully drawn."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review of Say Hello, Sophie
★ “This is Wells at her comedic best, and readers will be left in stitches. Absolutely enchanting—a must-have” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review of Use Your Words, Sophie
★ “Wells remains a master of conveying intense emotions through subtly funny writing, smartly observed situations. . . and emotionally telegraphic art.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review of Use Your Words, Sophie
★ “Wells continues to demonstrate an almost telepathic gift for distilling everyday frustrations and triumphs to their essence.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review of Sophie's Terrible Twos
★ “[A] soon-to-be favorite . . . Readers will clamor for more of the irrepressible Sophie, while parents will secretly smile--sheer delight.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review of Time-Out for Sophie
★ “Wells’s signature artwork is vivid and pleasingly simple, and the characters are endearing.” —School Library Journal, starred review of Time-Out for Sophie