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The Ticky-Tacky Doll [Hardcover]

By Cynthia Rylant (Author) & Harvey Stevenson (Illustrator)
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When she has to go to school without her special doll, a little girl cannot focus on learning her letters and numbers, until her grandmother realizes what the problem is.

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The ticky-tacky doll has been one little girl's best friend ever since Grandmama sewed it for her. They do everything together--eat, sleep, play, even dream.
Then school starts, and for the first time the little girl has to leave her beloved companion behind at home. Without the ticky-tacky doll by her side, she grows more sad-eyed and lonely each day.
Luckily, Grandmama knows "just" what to do. . . .

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Harcourt Children's Books
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10.59" Width: 8.79" Height: 0.36"
Weight:   0.81 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 2004
Publisher   Harcourt Children's Books
Grade Level  Grade School  
Age  3-7
ISBN  0152010785  
ISBN13  9780152010782  

Availability  0 units.

More About Cynthia Rylant & Harvey Stevenson

Cynthia Rylant CYNTHIA RYLANT is the acclaimed author of more than eighty books for young people, and her novel Missing May received the Newbery Medal. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

ARTHUR HOWARD is the illustrator of the Bubba and Beau series by Kathi Appelt as well as several other popular pictuer books of his own. He lives in New York City.

Cynthia Rylant currently resides in Portland, in the state of Oregon. Cynthia Rylant was born in 1967.

Cynthia Rylant has published or released items in the following series...

  1. Mr. Putter & Tabby
  2. Poppleton (Paperback)
  3. Poppleton Everyday (Paperback)
  4. Ready-To-Read: Pre-Level 1

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1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
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6Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Ticky-Tacky Doll?

momgall  Jan 24, 2007
This is a great story for kids of all ages. It was especially a good one for my kindergartner who had to leave all the toys behind. Cynthia Rylant has great books, but this one is a favorite.
Great Back To School Book  Nov 11, 2006
This book is very touching and easy for the children to relate to. Also a great comparison to Kevin Henkes "Owen"
The Ticky-Tacky Doll  Sep 26, 2005
What a great book for connection to real life. I wonder how many kindergarteners could relate to wanting to take a special reminder from home. I like its illustrations and the problem solving by Grandma. Any parent could do the same. A great book for all children.
Just Perfect  Jan 8, 2004
This book is just perfect for any child! As always Miss Rylant captures your heart and makes you remember what it is like to be a child again. We love her stories in our house! Great bedtime story, you will not be sorry making this purchase.
Starting School.....  Sep 28, 2002
"Once there was a little girl who owned a ticky-tacky doll. It was ticky, her mother said, because Grandmama had made it from sewing scraps. And it was tacky because pieces of cloth hung from it like soft bits of hair..." The little girl loved her doll more than anything, and they were never apart. And then one day everything changed. It was time for the little girl to go to school. "When children go to school, toys are left behind." With each day, the little girl grew sadder and sadder. She didn't make friends or play with the other children. She didn't learn her letters, or numbers, or even eat her snack. "What is wrong with this little girl? they asked. No one knew." But her wise grandmama knew, and had a clever solution to solve the little girl's problem.....Cynthia Rylant's heartwarming story of change and separation is told with great empathy and sensitivity. Her gentle text is complemented by Harvey Stevenson's expressive illustrations, that change from dark somber tones of sadness to bright cheerful colors, as the little girl conquers her fears. With its reassuring, happily-ever-after ending, The Ticky Tacky Doll is a wonderful story many youngsters will identify with, and makes a wonderful read-aloud the entire family can share and discuss together.

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