Penelope’s Poppy always wears khaki pants. When he finds a hole in one pair, he asks Penelope to patch it up. She likes to sew . . . but this is a big job. Penelope struggles, but with a little help from her mama, she gets the job done.
Helps kids who find it frustrating when they cannot complete a large task, by showing how if they stick with it, they will be able to take great pride in their accomplishment. Poppy’s Pants is a satisfying story for any child who tries to accomplish something difficult.
About Melissa Conroy
Doll-maker Melissa Conroy makes her picture-book debut with a friendly and off-beat cast of doll characters, featured in artwork layered with photographs and illustrations. This charming story is followed by a postscript from Melissa's father, the writer Pat Conroy, which gives a personal, behind-the-scenes description of the book's characters and author