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The Day the Picture Man Came
by Faye Gibbons
It's the day when nothing seems to go right for Emily Howard. But things begin to brighten when a traveling photographer offers to take a picture of Emily's family, a picture he promises they will treasure for years to come. Mama orders everyone into the house to clean up and change for the portrait. But must it include two dogs, a cat, and a goat? Once again, Emily's day ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2003 by Boyds Mills Press
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In The Day the Picture Man Came, we meet Emily Howard. Emily is a spunky little girl who lives in the mountains of Georgia. Emily seems to be having just a terrible day. Emily can’t understand why her sister is mad about her trying on a bonnet, which their goat eventually ate. She is upset about the dogs spilling her bottle of freckle remover, and as the cherry on the sundae, she has been sent out to the fields to pick blackberries. Emily hates being in the fields because she is always getting ...more