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Lady Ginny's Tea Parties

by Susan R. Jolliffe

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pets, cooking & food, humorous stories
list price: $19.95
also available: eBook
published: 2007
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
6 to 8
p to k
Reading age:
3 to 5
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When ear-scratcher (the duke) and Calls-Me-Sweetie-Pie (the Duchess) do not return in time to host their family's famous series of tea parties, Lady Ginny (the poodle) and Codger (the cat) must step in. Codger slows them down a bit, but with the help of Cook and two tiny and unusual characters, they entertain eleven gatherings of guests from mountain lions to butterflies, with just the right treats for each, elegantly prepared, and (almost) flawlessly presented. Lady Ginny's Tea Parties is Lady GinnyĆ­s scrapbook, documenting her heroic attempts: the menus, the mishaps and the haute couture.

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The relatives were our very first guests, and they licked every plate clean. I thought it was a FABULOUS party! Don't you just love my hat? Cook was not fond of the puppies on the table or the flying kittens. Codger had way too much catnip, as usual.

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Editorial Reviews

"Observant children who like to pour over pictures to discover their hidden mysteries...will find much to enjoy in this book."

— CM Magazine

"There is a tremendous amount of detail and fun on every page of this book."

— Resource Links

"Jolliffe's illustrations are lavishly detailed and lots of fun."

— Quill & Quire
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Susan R. Jolliffe

"Susan Rennick Jolliffe of Ottawa, Ontario alighted into the world of children's books after many years as a visual artist. She is known for her humorous and beautiful transformations of what most people consider junk."
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