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Wheedle on the Needle by Stephen Cosgrove

Wheedle on the Needle

by Stephen Cosgrove

Series: Serendipity

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Not only a twist on the fables that we grew up with but a great how-to story. The story starts off showing the effects that man has on the poor Wheedle and his trying escape from their racket. Although he gets temporary relief he finds himself up and seeing that civilization has advanced to his doorstep.

An entertaining story that is short and simple to read of one creature's attempts to find a place in the world while at the same time the same world having to learn to compromise. And definitely makes me want to visit Seattle although I can imagine what someone may have to say if I yell out Wheedle when I am there lol. ( )
  flamingrosedrakon | Aug 25, 2015 |
Stephen Cosgrove's books are always totally enchanting. I love the stories, the message found therein, and especially the beautiful illustrations done by Robin James. I have collected these books over the years. WHEEDLE ON THE NEEDLE is what Knrystine brought back to me when she went to Washington to go to school. ( )
  justmeRosalie | Dec 6, 2013 |
One of my most favorite books as a child. ( )
  maybedog | Apr 5, 2013 |
One of my most favorite books as a child. ( )
  maybedog | Apr 5, 2013 |
Wheedle on the Needle is a special book that puts a premium on quietness. It also strangely is connected to Seattle and the red light on top of the space needle. There are also allusions to the cause of all the rain and gloominess. This book makes me wonder how many other children's books has a city and a giant orange creature as its plot line. ( )
  BenjaminHahn | Oct 26, 2008 |
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Dedicated to Seattle, Washington, a wonderfully warm place for a Wheedle to stay.
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Many years ago, before anyone lived in the Northwest, there lived a very happy creature called a Wheedle.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0843148721, Paperback)

Sharing life lessons and memorable morals, the Serendipity books are a seasoned favorite with children and parents alike. So, journey to the magical, mystical land of Serendipity with these four cherished editions featuring newly revised text from the author.

All the Wheedle wants is a little peace and quiet, and all the people of Seattle want is a break from the rain. Will they be able to cooperate and find a solution?

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A Wheedle goes to great lengths to prevent the people of Seattle from disturbing his sleep.

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