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owen Had A Fuzzy Yellow Blanket. Fuzzy Goes Where I Go, Said Owen. But Mrs. Tweezers Disagreed. She Thought Owen Was Too Old For A Blanket. Owen Disagreed. No Matter What Mrs. Tweezers Came Up With, Blanket Fairies Or Vinegar, Owen Had The Answer. But When School Started, Owen't Mother Knew Just What To Do, And Everyone — Owen, Fuzzy, And Even Mrs. Tweezers — Was Happy.

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a Worthy Addition To Henkes's ( Chester's Way ; Julius, The Baby Of The World ) Impressive, Engaging Oeuvre, This Animated Tale Takes Up The Case Of A Wee Mouse's Devotion To A No-longer-fuzzy Blanket Named Fuzzy. Imbued With Henkes's Characteristically Understated Humor, Spry Text And Brightly Hued Watercolor-and-ink Pictures Chronicle How Owen's Next-door Neighbor, Mrs. Tweezers, Suggests To Owen's Parents A Series Of Ploys To Separate Their Son--who Is Soon To Start School--from Fuzzy. The Ingenious Mouse Foils Each Attempt, Until His Resourceful Mother Stumbles Upon ``an Absolutely Wonderful, Positively Perfect, Especially Terrific Idea.'' With Some Snipping And Sewing, She Transforms The Beloved Blanket Into A Batch Of Very Portable Handkerchiefs, A Stratagem That Not Only Keeps Owen Happy But Manages To Silence The Meddling Mrs. Tweezers. Even Youngsters Unattached To A Fuzzy-like Object Will Feel A Kinship With The Winningly Wily Owen--and Parents Of The Attached May Find A Useful Solution To An Age-old Dilemma. Ages 3-up. (sept.)

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