The stray

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Illustrated in black-and-white. From the author of Babe: The Gallant Pig comes the story of spirited Henrietta Hickathrift who on her seventy-fifth birthday runs away from home - the old age home, that is. Ending up in the seaside town of Saltmouth with only a few pennies to her name, Henrietta is truly, as she says, a "stray old woman"--until she's found by the five children of the Good family: Angela, Eleanor, Rosie, Barney, and Rowley. The children decide to bake the stray a cake. But what begins as a birthday party becomes a permanent adoption as Henrietta's resourcefulness and good humor make her indispensable to everyone in the family. Written with Dick King-Smith's trademark charm, this warmly humorous tale about family and good will makes it clear that no one is ever too old to find--or give--happiness.  
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Grouped Work ID 0e2ed48f-d17d-44ad-438f-21468ef1cf29
Grouping Title stray
Grouping Author king smith dick
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-02-17 01:35:57AM
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accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 3
accelerated_reader_reading_level 4.5
auth_author2 Parmenter, Wayne,
author King-Smith, Dick.
author2-role Parmenter, Wayne,illustrator.
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display_description When seventy-five-year-old Henny Hickathrift runs away from the old people's home, she meets five children and their parents who welcome her into their family. From the author of "Babe: The Gallant Pig" comes the touching story of a "stray" old woman's amusing antics and the large, loving family that adopts her. Now in Knopf Paperback, from the author of Babe: The Gallant Pig, comes the touching story of a "stray" old woman's amusing antics and the large, loving family that adopts her.
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subject_facet Families -- Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Old age -- Juvenile fiction, Runaways -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The stray
title_full The stray / Dick King-Smith ; illustrated by Wayne Parmenter
title_short The stray
topic_facet Families, Old age, Runaways