In a Jar

In a Jar

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Here's a marvelous picture book, charmingly written and beautifully illustrated, about the power of memory and the magic of friendship.

Llewellyn, a little rabbit, is a collector. He gathers things in jars--ordinary things like buttercups, feathers, and heart-shaped stones. Then he meets another rabbit, Evelyn, and together they begin to collect extraordinary things--like rainbows, the sound of the ocean, and the wind just before snow falls. And, best of all, when they hold the jars and peer inside, they remember all the wonderful things they've seen and done. But one day, Evelyn has sad news: Her family is moving away. How can the two friends continue their magical collection--and their special friendship--from afar?

Author: Deborah Marcero
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Published: 01/21/2020
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 11.10h x 8.50w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9780525514596
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 2.8
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 509247 / In a Jar


Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 09/23/2019
Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2019 pg. 88
Booklist 11/01/2019 pg. 57
School Library Journal 12/01/2019 pg. 71
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2020

About the Author
Deborah Marcero is the author and illustrator of My Heart Is a Compass, which Kirkus Reviews called lovely, lively, and enchanting, in a starred review, and the illustrator of Twinderella by Corey Rosen Schwartz. She received a BFA in drawing, printmaking, and photography from the University of Michigan and an MFA in poetry from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. After teaching in Chicago public schools as a literacy specialist, Deborah realized that writing and creating books for kids was how she wanted to spend her life. Learn more at deborahmarcero.com and follow her on Twitter @deborahmarcero.