Cynthia Rylant
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Cynthia Rylant

Cynthia Rylant is the author of numerous distinguished novels and picture books for young readers. In addition to her beginning-reader series: Henry and Mudge, Poppleton, and Mr. Putter and Tabby, as well as her Cobble Street Cousins early-chapter series, she is also the author of the Newbery Medal-winning Missing May, the Newbery Honor Book A Fine White Dust, and two Caldecott Honor-winning picture books.

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    • The Octopus

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Rylant pens the enchanting tale of Whistler and Lila’s adventures during the low tide of the full moon....

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Mr. Putter and Tabby Bake the Cake

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Christmas is Mr. Putter's favorite time of the year. He starts thinking about Christmas presents in July. It's easy to buy gifts for the postman, the grocer, and the librarian....

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    • Must-read book for kids

    • By Karen on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Henry and Mudge

    • The First Book
    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Henry's parents choose Mudge, the wriggling puppy has floppy ears and straight, soft fur. Mudge is tiny....

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    • Easy feel-good stories

    • By Gordon on 09-03-10

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Mr. Putter and Tabby Pick the Pears

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 10 mins
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      5 out of 5 stars 9
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    Fall is Mr. Putter and Tabby’s favorite time of year - a time to harvest juicy fruits and feast on baked goodies....

    Regular price: $1.88

    • When I Was Young in the Mountains

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Melba Sibrel
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "An evocative remembrance of the simple pleasures in country living; splashing in the swimming hole, taking baths in the kitchen, sharing family times, each is eloquently portrayed here in both the misty-hued scenes and in the poetic text."....

    Regular price: $7.00

    • Missing May

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Frances McDormand
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After the death of her Aunt May, Summer joins her Uncle Ob and classmate Cletus on a search for some spiritual sign of the deceased....

    Regular price: $10.50

    • Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn the Page

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, love reading their favorite books over and over....

    Regular price: $1.88

    • The Sea Lion

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One morning, the lighthouse family wakes up to find a baby sea lion asleep in their kitchen....

    Regular price: $2.44

    • Mr. Putter and Tabby Paint the Porch

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 9 mins
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    It's springtime, and Mr. Putter wants to paint his porch. He gets a bucket of pink paint and a big brush. Tabby keeps the paint rags from blowing away. All goes well until a squirrel jumps onto the porch railing....

    Regular price: $11.02

    • The Bear

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 14 mins
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    After a long winter cooped up in the lighthouse, Whistler and Lila are excited to go outside and explore. In the forest, they see some frosty vapor rising from a hole in the roots of a tree. They investigate and discover that it is a hibernating bear....

    Regular price: $2.44

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