Little Whistle by Cynthia Rylant

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Toytown looks like any other neighborhood toy store, with stuffed animals, wooden sailors, favorite games, and beautiful dolls on all the shelves. But it's also the place an adorable guinea pig named Little Whistle calls home. And at night in Toytown, when the shades are drawn and Little Whistle is awake, magical things happen. . . .
The first of Little Whistle's delightful nighttime adventures, this sure-to-be-classic from beloved author Cynthia Rylant will make Toytown a place every young reader will want to visit.
 

About Cynthia Rylant

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CYNTHIA RYLANT is the acclaimed author of more than eighty books for young people, including her novel "Missing May," which received the John Newbery Medal. She lives with her pets on an island in Puget Sound, Washington. TIM BOWERS has illustrated several children's books, and his work has been featured in textbooks, magazines, and greeting cards. He lives with his family in Granville, Ohio.
 
Published April 1, 2001 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Here the guinea pig introduced in Little Whistle (not reviewed) invites his toy friends (who come to life when the elegant toyshop they share closes for the night) to dinner, then gathers up a toy oven, toy place settings, a tiny kettle, and some hoarded goodies.

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Told through the eyes of Little Whistle, a nocturnal guinea pig and the shop's sole living overnight resident, this slight though endearing book will appeal primarily to very young children.

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Publishers Weekly

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This first book in the series introduces Toytown plus the "real" guinea pig star of the title, and his toys-who-came-alive-at-night companions.

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Publishers Weekly

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Toytown's favorite guinea pig returns in Little Whistle's Dinner Party by Cynthia Rylant, illus.

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