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Zelda and Ivy and the Boy Next Door (1999)

by Laura McGee Kvasnosky

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Told in three chapters, good if broken up-only tell one story per storytime. 1-new neighbor wants to marry the sisters, 2-playing pirates, 3-sleeping out and sister can not sleep. ( )
  dangerlibearian | Dec 7, 2010 |
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  LisaMcG | Apr 27, 2010 |
Very entertaining book for young readers, especially those with sisters who can relate to the fox sisters. Could be used as a three part read-aloud, or perhaps independent reading. Students could write their own story about sisters, brothers, or cousins, and the neighbors that came over to play. Illustrations are bright and useful as a example of how to be creative. The animals come to life in this book in the same way a real family would act with each other. ( )
  lynzees | Apr 20, 2010 |
Zelda and ivy play with the boy next door and play pirates and the girls have a sleep over in the back yard. it seems to me that Zelda is a bit bossy and in the end, things don go her way.
  bnhays | Mar 14, 2009 |
Zelda and Ivy do everything together. When the boy next door asks them if he can play they soon learn that it is hard to have three people because sometimes, someone gets left out.
  kfarlow | Mar 13, 2009 |
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Special thanks to my neighbor
Susan Carmel, and my nieces
Maia and Sofi Pothier,
for their inspiration
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To my father
Harvey Cooke McGee
1923 – 1998
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On Monday, Zelda and Ivy were playing dinosaur discovery when a new kid came over the fence.
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"Kvasnosky captures the love and tug of siblings, and evokes a simple world of neighborhood play. . . . Sprightly and humorous." — KIRKUS REVIEWS

Eugene has just moved in next door, and Zelda and Ivy are happy to find a new playmate. But with three friends, it’s often two against one. Or is that one against two? Laura McGee Kvasnosky’s trio of stories starring the fabulous fox sisters takes a wry, honest look at the relationships between friends. Ideal for beginning readers — who will no doubt glimpse a little of their own lives on these lively pages.

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In three brief stories, two fox sisters meet the boy next door, play pirates, and camp out in the yard in sleeping bags.

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Candlewick Press

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Editions: 0763637998, 0763640042

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