A Year with Marmalade by Alison Reynolds

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Reynolds’s prose is full of vivid sound effects and vocabulary that evoke the mood of each season, and McKenzie’s wiry and loose ink lines, splashed with bits of bright color, readily capture the characters’ emotional high and lows.
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Agreeing to care for her best friend's cat when she moves away, a heartsick Ella tries to rally the equally stricken feline, with whom she forges a special bond while picking apples, stomping through puddles and skating on a frozen pond.
 

About Alison Reynolds

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Alison Reynolds has written more than forty books. When she was young, she was lucky enough to live next door to her two best friends. She also had a fluffy black cat named Charlotte. Alison lives in Melbourne, Australia.Heath McKenzie is a bestselling illustrator from Melbourne, Australia, who owned a cat when he was very young. Now he has a small dog that behaves an awful lot like a cat and even fancies fish for dinner.
 
Published July 23, 2013 by Little Simon. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.
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Publishers Weekly

Good
on May 20 2013

Reynolds’s prose is full of vivid sound effects and vocabulary that evoke the mood of each season, and McKenzie’s wiry and loose ink lines, splashed with bits of bright color, readily capture the characters’ emotional high and lows.

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on Apr 24 2013

Expressive Marmalade with his large green eyes will definitely charm cat lovers.

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