I Know a Lady by Charlotte Zolotow

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If you are lucky you know someone like the elderly lady in this book. Whenever she sees you—coming home from school, trick-or-treating at Halloween, or walking with your dog in the wood—she makes you feel special. She is someone you admire. She is someone you love.

 

About Charlotte Zolotow

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Charlotte Zolotow—author, editor, publisher, and educator—has one of the most distinguished reputations in the field of children's literature. She has written more than seventy books, many of which are picture-book classics, such as Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present and William's Doll. She lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
 
Published April 1, 1985 by Hutchinson. 28 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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("At Easter"--un-cutesily--"she makes little cakes with yellow frosting") Most happily: "She smiles at me and knows my name is Sally.

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As Zolotow's poetic images flow in a rhythmic question-and-answer format (""Do you know what I'll do when it snows?/ I'll make you a snowman./ / Do you know what I'll do when the wind blows?/ I'll put it in a bottle and let it loose when the house is hot""), Steptoe responds in kind.

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Touching and gentle, this deceptively simple tale concerns a girl who muses about a kindhearted neighborhood senior.

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