Cynthia Rylant is the author of more than 100 books for young people, including the beloved Henry and Mudge, Annie and Snowball, Brownie & Pearl, Motor Mouse, and Mr. Putter & Tabby series. Her novel Missing May received the Newbery Medal. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Cynthia Rylant is the author of more than 100 books for young people, including the beloved Henry and Mudge, Annie and Snowball, Brownie & Pearl, Motor Mouse, and Mr. Putter & Tabby series. Her novel Missing May received the Newbery Medal. She lives in Portland, Oregon. See less
The following is a personality profile of Cynthia Rylant based on her work.
Cynthia Rylant is social, unpretentious and can be perceived as shortsighted.
She is outgoing, she makes friends easily and feel comfortable around other people. She is assertive as well: she tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and she is comfortable leading groups. But, Cynthia Rylant is also confident: she is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for prestige.
Considers tradition to guide a large part of what she does: she highly respects the groups she belongs to and follow their guidance. She is also relatively unconcerned with independence: she welcomes when others direct her activities for her.
Beautiful. Through the sadness of dog loss, this book somehow reaches out with great comfort. So happy to have found it to gift a very special child dealing with the passing of his beloved family pet ... Read More
This has been my favorite Mr. Putter and Tabby book. Although best used for a children's beginning reader, the plot in this story is sure to bring a smile to any adult's face as well. Quite by ... Read More
Everyone, at some time in their life, feels lonely. When Mr. Putter feels lonesome, he is experiencing a need common to all people, young or old. Children understand this. What is different and ... Read More
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