the world is filled with so many wonderful things -- * birds that fly through the sky and peaches that grow on trees, * spiders spinning webs and cats napping in windows, fresh-baked bread and new-fallen snow. * and then there's the most wonderful thing of all -- * you!
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.