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  • Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little
  • Written by Peggy Gifford
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On Sale: April 22, 2008
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Synopsis

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Here's the first book in the hilarious Moxy Maxwell series, which includes Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Writing Thank-you Notes and Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Practicing the Piano. It wasn't as if Moxy hadn't tried to do her summer reading. She and Stuart Little had been inseparable all summer, like best friends. If Stuart Little wasn't in her backpack, it was in her lap . . . or holding up the coffee table . . . or getting splashed when Moxy went swimming. But now it's the end of August—the day before fourth grade. And if Moxy doesn't read all of Stuart Little immediately, there are going to be "consequences."

 

It may look like Moxy is doing nothing, but actually she is very busy with a zillion highly crucial things—like cleaning up her room (sort of) and training her dog and taking a much-needed rest in the hammock. Just look at the pictures her twin brother Mark takes to document it all—they're scattered throughout—and you'll see why it's so difficult to make time for a book about a mouse.

 

Of course our heroine does manage to finish her book, falling so in love with it that she finds herself reading under the covers with a flashlight, late into the night.

 




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Valorie Fisher

About Valorie Fisher

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Valorie Fisher is the creator of the back-to-school favorite Everything I Need to Know Before I’m Five, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year; How High Can a Dinosaur Count?, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year; and the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award winners My Big Brother and My Big Sister. She is also the photographer for the beloved Moxy Maxwell books by Peggy Gifford.

Valorie spent her childhood zigzagging through the U.S., England, and Italy. She studied art at the Museum School and Tufts University in Boston. After graduation, she moved to New York City, where she worked in various capacities with galleries and museums, and as a photographer and prop stylist, before weaving her way into children’s books. Valorie lives in a farmhouse in Cornwall, Connecticut, with her family and a colossal collection of tiny toys. Learn more at valoriefisher.com.
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Praise

“WITH ITS BRILLIANTLY accessible application of a usually complex narrative technique, this work represents a significant raising of the bar for writers of chapter books. Technique or no technique, kids will recognize Moxy—and they will love her.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred

“Gifford’s depiction of an overly exuberant nine-year-old may remind some readers of Lois Lowry’s Gooney Bird Greene.—School Library Journal

“The short, sassy chapters have an immediacy that may have readers wringing their hands as the clock ticks down.”—Booklist

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