Wish You Were Here: Toot & Puddle
Little, Brown & Co., 2005 (2005)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
pal keeps Puddle company after adventurous Toot heads to Wildest Borneo, '
boiling with heat and coiling with snakes and swarming with bugs.
' Toot's first postcard home speaks of wild pigs and wild plants.
nspired, Opal and Puddle get to work, to make the flower garden at home '
more dazzling than ever.
' Toot returns when the lilacs are in bloom - and, oh no, he's blue from the '
'. Opal and Puddle seek medical advice, with no success. Then, Opal researches the virus on the net, and discovers a cure - if she can only find some very smelly '
purple slimecap stinkhorn
t's another charmingly illustrated
Toot & Puddle
tale from Holly Hobbie, one that emphasizes the importance of research, as well as the fact that what can be found close to home is often more valuable than we realize.
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