Mr. Putter has decided to write a book--a mystery novel, to be exact. But being a writer is way more challenging than it looks. There's all that empty white paper to fill, all those tasty snacks to prepare (and eat), and then there are the naps. . . .
This delightful new addition to the Mr. Putter and Tabby series is a tribute to good stories, delicious snacks, and wonderful next-door neighbors. And with its hilarious send-up of the challenges of the writing process, it's sure to become a favorite with aspiring authors of all ages.
Cynthia Rylant is a Newbery medalist and the author of many acclaimed books for young people. She's well known for her popular characters for early readers, including Mr. Putter & Tabby and Henry & Mudge. She lives in the Pacific Northwest. www.cynthiarylant.com.
Arthur Howard created the lively illustrations for all of the Mr. Putter & Tabby books and has written and illustrated several picture books of his own. He lives in New York City.