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SOMETHING MAGIC by Maggie S. Davis

SOMETHING MAGIC

By Maggie S. Davis (Author) , Mary O’Keefe Young (Author)

Age Range: 4 - 8

Pub Date: June 26th, 1991
ISBN: 0-671-69627-0
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

 During an idyllic visit with grandmother in what looks like coastal Maine, a little girl wonders how she resembles Gammy, as everyone says she does (it's the smile, she decides). The two also share confidences: the child misses the kitten that disappeared last summer; Gammy still misses Grandpa. With neither the artistry nor the energy of Anderson's Stina's Visit (p. 734)- -but the story is sweet without being saccharine, while Young's watercolors nicely evoke the lovely setting and warm relationship. (Picture book. 4-8)