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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    • Henry and Mudge

    • The First Book
    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
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    When Henry's parents choose Mudge, the wriggling puppy has floppy ears and straight, soft fur. Mudge is tiny....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Easy feel-good stories

    • By Gordon on 09-03-10

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Missing May

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Frances McDormand
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    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

    • When I Was Young in the Mountains

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Melba Sibrel
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
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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

    • Henry and Mudge and the Wild Wind

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Henry and his big dog, Mudge, like to play outside. But when a thunderstorm begins, Mudge is unhappy. He wants to go inside. He wants to hide from the loud thunder and sharp lightning....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love kids books!

    • By THoward on 09-22-09

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Henry and Mudge and Annie's Good Move

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Henry's mom tells them Cousin Annie is moving right next door, Henry and Mudge are thrilled. Henry knows Annie will be nervous about leaving her friends and changing schools....

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Henry and Mudge and the Tumbling Trip

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this tale, Henry and his enormous dog go on vacation in the West. They have a great time wearing cowboy hats and bandannas, chasing tumbleweeds, and eating jerky....

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Henry and his slobbering dog Mudge are visiting Great-Grandpa Bill, who lives in a house with lots of other grandpas....

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Henry and Mudge and the Big Sleepover

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Henry is invited to a sleepover at his friend Patrick's house. His big, slobbering dog Mudge is invited, too. In fact, all the boys are bringing their dogs....

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Henry and Mudge and the Best Day of All

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Cynthia Rylant's Henry and Mudge books are favorite choices of young readers and their parents across the country....

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Henry and Mudge and the Sneaky Crackers

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Henry and his big dog Mudge see a spy kit for sale, they know right away that it's time to break open the piggy bank....

    Regular price: $11.02

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