Dodo Gets Married by Petra Mathers
(Anne Schwartz Books)

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Lottie's friend Dodo is funny, exotic, and utterly charming. Captain Vince is a lonely bird with a heart of gold. Children everywhere will delight in watching this unlikely pair find true love in Petra Mathers's newest picture book that enchantingly proves there is someone for everyone.


About Petra Mathers

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Petra Mathers is the author and illustrator of many children’s books, including a series of five books called Lottie’s World. Lottie’s New Beach Towel was Book of the Year for Parenting magazine, and Lottie’s New Friend was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and won the Silver Medal from the New York Society of Illustrators. Petra lives in Astoria, Oregon.
Published May 1, 2001 by Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Operating on the premise that there’s someone for everyone, the author of Lottie’s New Friend (1999) hooks up Lottie’s long-beaked Germanic acquaintance Dodo with a bitter, one-legged ex-helicopter pilot.

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Fans of the previous books will enjoy seeing familiar details sprinkled throughout the tidily boxed, stylish illustrations: the flower girl from the wedding in Lottie's Beach Towel serves in this ceremony as well;

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With a wedding quickly approaching, there are all types of things to arrange: a dress, which is difficult to find in Dodo’s size, a figure to put on a sweating wedding cake, and to top it off the bride Dodo turns green on the eve of her wedding day while taking a bath.

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