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Otis & Sydney and the Best Birthday Ever

by Laura Numeroff

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From the author of the Give A Mouse A Cookie series. Great illustrations. The story was a cute one about freindship - but just okay...not great. ( )
  dms02 | Feb 27, 2014 |
This is a sweet children's book about friendship! I like how Otis and Sydney had common interests, but also different talents that they shared with each other. Otis did a cute job of thinking on his feet about the birthday party, a good thing to model for children. ( )
  dukefan86 | May 29, 2013 |
Otis and Sydney are best Friends, and Otis wants to make his friend’s birthday very special this time. He decides to throw Sydney a surprise party with tons of fun planned. However, Otis makes a mistake on the invitations and none of their friends show but, this does not stop Sydney from having the best birthday ever! ( )
  klledet | Oct 9, 2012 |
This book is about two friends who are very close. Otis decides to throw Sydney a surprise birthday party, and mixes up the dates. They still have a great time, and everything is wonderful.
  msampsel | Mar 4, 2011 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 081098959X, Hardcover)

Otis and Sydney are the best of friends. This year, Otis wants to do something special for Sydney’s birthday. So he decides to throw a surprise party and invite all their friends. He mails the invitations, decorates the house, and bakes a cake, but when things don’t go as planned, how will Otis make sure that Sydney has the best birthday ever?


A sweet and tender tale by the New York Times #1 bestselling author of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and the Jellybeans series, Otis & Sydney and the Best Birthday Ever introduces young readers to two lovable bears who understand that friendship is the only thing needed to make any day special.

"Andreasen's digitally colored pen-and-ink drawings nearly jump off the page, maximizing the similarities between the two unabashedly adorable bears and frequently arranging themselves in paneled vignettes whose balance further reinforces the harmony between the two—just right for this simple story of friendship for the very young." —Kirkus Reviews 

"Books don’t come much cozier or any less threatening than this." –Booklist

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Otis plans a surprise party for his best friend, Sydney, and although he has put the wrong date on the invitations and no one else comes, the two still have a wonderful time together.

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