Cinnamon's Day Out by Susan L. Roth
A Gerbil Adventure

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From the author-artist of My Love for You comes a delightful new book illustrated in her trademark bright collages and starring one of the most popular pets for children today. When a busy gerbil called Cinnamon chews its way up to the sky one morning, it begins an exciting adventure in the great world outside its cage. Setting off to explore, Cinnamon descends a mountainfinds a citymeets a fierce wolf even takes a ride on a train! In colorful mixed-media collages, award-winning artist Susan L. Roth has captured a gerbil's-eye view of its owner's household, where a rug becomes a meadow and a cat is a hungry tiger. Young children will delight in correctly identifying the scenes that make up Cinnamon's giant-sized adventure--and they're sure to agree that at day's end, there's no place like home.

About Susan L. Roth

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SUSAN L. ROTH's unique mixed-media collage illustrations have appeared in numerous award-winning children's books, many of which she also wrote. When asked by her friend Cindy Trumbore to work on a book that jointly told the story of the people of Puerto Rico and their beautiful parrots, Roth was thrilled by the opportunity to create hundreds of tiny green parrots! Roth lives in New York.
Published June 1, 1998 by Dial. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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Illustrated with vivid and expressive collages composed of wood chips, cardboard, wallpaper, an assortment of fibers, and textured, handmade papers, this is the thoroughly charming tale of a gerbil’s unexpected adventure outside his cage.

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For Cinnamon the gerbil, an expedition outside the terrarium proves as thrilling as a safari.

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