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Happy Hector: A Tilly and Friends Book PDF Print E-mail

What You Need to Know:
• Tilly and her friends are whimsical and fun, and they will appeal to young readers.
• The illustrations are soothing, sweet and innocent yet still feel very current.
• There is a good amount of white space and the illustrations are placed perfectly to lead the reader through the story.
• Even the different type sizes help the reader follow along and make them want to join in.
• The story leaves the reader feeling good and wanting to see and hear it again.
Sweet Series Background:
Polly Dunbar’s books are as much fun to look at as they are to read. The fun colors, charming characters and adorable facial expressions will leave readers smiling. Tilly is a happy little girl who lives in a little yellow house with some special friends that include an elephant, a pig and several other animals. They enjoy music and dancing.
Sweet Book Summary:
Tilly and her friends are back in this adorable book about friendship. This time, Hector the pig is in a bad mood. He wants Tilly all to himself and gets upset when he has to share her attention with the rest of the animals living in the little yellow house. As it says on the back cover, “Everyone wants to be Tilly’s Friend” and Hector learns that it is sometimes hard to share a friend. Everyone tries to cheer Hector up but nothing works until Tilly figures out a way to make him happy again.
Author: Polly Dunbar Illustrator: Polly Dunbar Published: 2008, 32 pages
Themes: Exquisite Illustrations, Feelings, Friendship, Imagination
If You Liked This Book, Try:
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Ella Sarah Gets Dressed, Margaret Chodos-Irvine
Hello Tilly, Polly Dunbar

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