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Harriet's Journal

4.86  ·  Rating Details  ·  7 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
On a dark night on a dark road in Northern Los Angeles oncoming white lights suddenly slanted and went askance from the roadway. But the vehicle didn't stop - instead it immediately regained it's straight-on trajectory and came again towards them and thundered by. They continued on a hundred yards and there they beheld the reason why the vehicle had plummeted off the road ...more
Paperback, 60 pages
Published March 15th 2012 by Authorhouse
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Amanda
Aug 13, 2012 Amanda rated it really liked it
“Harriet first began keeping a journal when she was six months old. She didn’t write anything down – writing is not easy for possums, especially babies, but she kept everything in her mind.” With a first line like that, how can you not continue reading?!

Springthorpe engages you from the very beginning in this truly unique book that will delight adults and children alike. Harriet is a plucky possum with a penchant for adventure, who gets into trouble when she decides to follow her friend across “
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Sabrina
Oct 30, 2012 Sabrina rated it it was amazing
Short but very good. Before reading this book, I would've never thought of a possum as being a sympathetic character. Most people see possums as a nuisance. However, this story is written in a way to where one can definitely have empathy for Harriet and her predicament in life. It's an interesting anthropomorphic view into the mind of one of God's creatures that is often overlooked and/or reviled. A good reminder that all animals have their purpose in the ecosystem. I think this book might make ...more
Marianne
Aug 30, 2012 Marianne rated it it was amazing
Charming,suspenseful tale.

Springthorpe is just brilliant,what a lovely tale,so beautifully written.You are drawn in instantly,taken deep inside this ever so tiny life,becoming totally attached to her.This is a book the whole family is sure to love. Harriet's Journal
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