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Florence Parry Heide

Florence Parry Heide

  • 5 stars across 8 books
Florence Parry Heide is the author of many acclaimed books, including The Shrinking of Treehorn (illustrated by Edward Gorey), Princess Hyacinth (illustrated by Lane Smith), and, more recently, Dillweed's Revenge (illustrated by Carson Ellis). She passed away in 2011. Chuck Groenink has illustrated books on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean and on one side of the Pacific. He lives with his wife and their two cats in Syracuse, New York.
28th August 1997

The Day of Ahmed's Secret

Ahmed drives his donkey cart through the streets of Cairo, delivering butane gas cylinders to his father's customers. He... MoreThe Day of Ahmed's Secret

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Princess Hyacinth

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That's What Friends Are For

Theodore the elephant has hurt his leg on the way to visit his cousin at the other end of the forest. What should he do?... MoreThat's What Friends Are For

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How to be a Hero

Do you know how to cross a troll bridge, escape from a dungeon or survive a banshee's wail? Learn all the skills a buddi... MoreHow to be a Hero

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