Dotty by Erica S. Perl


Dotty by Erica S. Perl

This new picture book by Erica Perl celebrates the imaginary friend. Ida's special friend, Dotty, comes to preschool with her at the end of a blue string, and there are plenty of other invisible friends there to keep her company. But as the year passes and the students get caught up in other interests, there are fewer and fewer imaginary friends and Ida begins to doubt if Dotty is welcome at school anymore, until she notices that her teacher carries a red string wherever she goes...

About the Author

Erica S. Perl is the author of Ninety-three in My Family (Reuben Award, Book Sense Pick, Slate's Best Books), which School Library Journal called a comic masterpieceA and Chicken Bedtime Is Really Early, which received a starred review from Booklist. Visit her at Julia Denos studied Illustration at The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. She has worked with clients such as Hallmark, Scholastic, Little Brown and Co., Simon and Schuster and Penguin. Visit her online at

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32 pages


Erica S. Perl
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Harry N. Abrams, Inc. an imprint of Abrams

Publication date

3rd August 2010



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