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Ten kisses for Sophie / by Rosemary Wells.

Wells, Rosemary, author, illustrator. (Author).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library E W (Text) 33500012242442 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library E W (Text) 33500012242459 Main Available -
Hallock Public Library e WEL (Text) 35500005751415 Main Available -
Roseau Public Library e WEL (Text) 35500005751423 Main Available -
Thief River Falls Public Library e WEL (Text) 35500005751407 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670016655
  • ISBN: 0670016659
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, published by Penguin Group, [2016]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Sophie and her mother make very special treats for their party, but Sophie worries there won't be one left for her"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2016 February #2
    For Aunt Prunella's birthday party, Sophie (a little mouse) helps Mama prepare a special dessert: chocolate kisses made with pistachio buttercream. Sophie wants to eat hers immediately, but she must wait for tomorrow's party. Late that night, she visits the kisses, frets over whether there will be enough, and makes place cards to sort things out: 10 people, 10 chocolate kisses. But the next morning—surprise!—Aunt Martha arrives from Saskatoon. Worried about whether there will be a kiss for her, Sophie is too upset to eat, until her perceptive Granny saves the day. Written with short sentences, simple words, and a bit of dialogue, the story includes appropriate details but focuses on the essentials. The artwork, created with ink, watercolor, and gouache, uses spring colors to create a cheerful look. For children who are learning their numbers, the illustrations offer counting opportunities that are integral to the story. From the likable main character to the happy ending, the fourth book in the Sophie series is a satisfying choice for young children. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Rosemary Wells is the author of many books for children, including the Max and Ruby books about the popular bunnies who star in their own show on Nick, Jr. She travels widely speaking on behalf of early literacy. She lives in New England. Visit her at

Subject: Family life > Fiction.
Parties > Fiction.
Mice > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION > Animals > Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc.
JUVENILE FICTION > Family > Multigenerational.
JUVENILE FICTION > Social Issues > Manners & Etiquette.
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