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Appleblossom the Possum

Appleblossom the Possum

Book - 2015
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Mama has trained up her baby possums in the ways of their breed, and now it's time for all of them - even little Appleblossom - to make their way in the world. Appleblossom knows the rules: she must never be seen during the day, and she must avoid cars, humans, and the dreaded hairies (sometimes known as dogs). Even so, Appleblossom decides to spy on a human family - and accidentally falls down their chimney! The curious Appleblossom, her faithful brothers - who launch a hilarious rescue mission - and even the little girl in the house have no idea how fascinating the big world can be. But they're about to find out! With dynamic illustrations, a tight-knit family, and a glimpse at the world from a charming little marsupial's point of view, this cozy animal story is a perfect read-aloud and a classic in the making. -- From amazon.com
Publisher: New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2015]
ISBN: 9780803741331
0803741332
Call Number: j SLOAN 2015
Characteristics: 274 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Rosen, Gary A. 1957-- Illustrator

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Lightly illustrated chapter book.

Appleblossom’s curiosity gets the better of her and she’s tumbled down a chimney into the house of “monsters.” The small monster is kind of nice though. Now she needs to choose between the family that comes to rescue her and a bond with the small human. By the way, did you know baby possums take ... Read More »

A young possum strikes out on her own and winds up trapped in a human house before her brothers can rescue her.


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XUXI
Feb 26, 2021

Delightful story and wonderful illustrations!!! The plot is quite charming. Whenever I read this book, I feel like curling up in front a fire and sipping hot cacao.
5 stars indeed!

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jannylegs
Jul 14, 2016

Fun story & delightful illustrations.

repic Mar 06, 2016

book on cd is narrated by Dustin Hoffman...excellent!

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Storyz2tel
Sep 16, 2015

Not only is the cover adorable, but so it the story. A great read aloud with humor and tenderness.

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XUXI thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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