Mrs. Noodlekugel, Book 1
With signature wit and whimsy, the inimitable Daniel Pinkwater introduces an eccentric, endearing babysitter every child will wish they could have.
Nick and Maxine live in a tall building with one apartment on top of another. So when they look out their window and see a little house they never knew was there, of course they must visit (especially when their parents tell them not to!). Going through the boiler room, they’re amazed to find to a secret backyard with a garden, a porch, and a statue of a cat. And they’re even more amazed when that cat starts to talk. . . . Welcome to the world of Mrs. Noodlekugel, where felines converse and serve cookies and tea, vision-impaired mice join the party (but may put crumbs up their noses), and children in search of funny adventures are drawn by the warm smell of gingerbread and the promise of magical surprises.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - K_Rodriguez - LibraryThing
This is a fun and wacky addition to the collection of books written by Daniel Pinkwater. Nick and Maxine happen to find Mrs. Noodlekugel's backyeard, and even though they were told by their parents to ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Lschwarzman - LibraryThing
What’s not to love about Mrs. Noodlekugel and her talking cat and farsighted mice! Nick and Maxine wander into her yard behind their big apartment building and the adventures begin. This is a great ... Read full review