Author(s): Mary E. Whitcomb
Although she dresses differently from the other girls and does things which are unusual, Velvet eventually teaches her classmates that even an outsider has something to offer.
"Listeners will be happy and...get a few new ideas for flexing their own imaginative muscles".
-- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Mary E. Whitcomb lives in Wisconsin with her husband, her three children, and their pets. Mary is an elementary school teacher. She collects rocks, fossils and shells much like the ones that Velvet brings to show and tell. This is her first book for childr Tara Calahan King studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Tara lives in Ohio with her husband Rick. This is her first book for children.