Annotations for Sophie's Squash


Baker & Taylor
A celebration of the special love between a child and her favorite toy follows the whimsical experiences of a little girl who adopts a squash from the farmers' market and who ignores her parents' warnings until the squash starts to go bad as the colder season progresses. Illustrated by the artist of Dogs on the Bed.

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Baker & Taylor
A young girl befriends a squash.

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Random House, Inc.
On a trip to the farmers' market with her parents, Sophie chooses a squash, but instead of letting her mom cook it, she names it Bernice. From then on, Sophie brings Bernice everywhere, despite her parents' gentle warnings that Bernice will begin to rot. As winter nears, Sophie does start to notice changes.... What's a girl to do when the squash she loves is in trouble?

The recipient of four starred reviews, an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor, and a Charlotte Zolotow Honor, Sophie's Squash will be a fresh addition to any collection of seasonal books.

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