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3.29 of 5 stars 3.29  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  3 reviews
School is over! Hurry, pack up all your summer clothes (don’t forget your bathing suit!), load everything into the car, and find a spot in the backseat. Summer is about to begin.

The siblings in Marthe Jocelyn’s new picture book can’t wait to get to the cottage. The smell of pine needles, the first swim off the dock, playing summer games, and greeting their old friend, the
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 9th 2004 by Tundra Books
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Aug 16, 2012 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
This is a fun book that celebrates the carefree fun of summer. The narrative is short and the mixed-media illustrations are very creative and nicely detailed. We enjoyed reading this book together.

This story was nominated as one of the books for the August 2012 - Traveling reads at the Picture-Book Club in the Children's Books Group here at Goodreads. It wasn't one of the books selected, but we wanted to read it anyway.

Marthe Jocelyn does a great job with the illustrations and text for this book which is about an urban family going off to a cabin at the lake for the summer. This book is specifically about the packing, travel, activities at the Lake as well as closing up the cabin for the winter. Children, who have the opportunity to go to a family cabin, will enjoy the story, however its attraction for the broader group is probably limited.
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