Laura Charlotte

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Penguin Group USA, Feb 1, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
4 Reviews
Warm, gentle humor and glowing illustrations bring to life the intergenerational story of a little gray flannel elephant and the two little girls who, separated by time, loved it.

"A gently reassuring story about the love that spans generations and is handed down with toys.... Cooper's illustrations envelop the reader in their warmth as they recapture the mood of summer nights and cozy bedrooms". -- Publishers Weekly
-- "Glowing with love and security.... Just right for storytime as well as bedtime". -- Kirkus Reviews, pointer review
-- "Cooper draws a young heroine whose innocence and joie de vivre are a delight to behold". -- Booklist, starred review

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A story of a stuffed elephant made for a little girl. The elephant was made by the main character, Laura's great-grandmother. Laura's elephant's name is Charlotte because her mother had named it the ... Read full review

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A young girl named Laura was having trouble falling asleep. Laura wanted her Mama to tell her the story about Charlotte, her stuffed elephant. The stuffed elephant was hand sewn by her Grandma for her ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Kathryn O. Galbraith is the author of many playful and poetic picture books, including Boo, Bunny!, illustrated by Jeff Mack. She lives in Tacoma, Washington. http: //

Floyd Cooper received a Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations in The Blacker the Berry and a Coretta Scott King Honor for his illustrations in Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea and I Have Heard of a Land. Born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mr. Cooper received a degree in fine arts from the University of Oklahoma and, after graduating, worked as an artist for a major greeting card company. In 1984 he came to New York City to pursue a career as an illustrator of books and now lives in Easton, Pennsylvania, with his wife and children.

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