Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree (Hardcover)

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"Another installment in the enchanting Red Knit Cap Girl series by talented author and illustrator Naoko Stoop. This time we find Red Knit Cap Girl and her friends in the forest, where they learn the joy of sharing books with others. The simple story of sharing is brought to life with beautiful illustrations that make you wish you could join the friends in the forest! Best for ages 3-6 years."--Reviewed by Jennifer

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This new adventure with Red Knit Cap Girl and her friends uses simple prose and radiant illustrations to shine a light on the joy of reading and the importance of working together.

One day Red Knit Cap Girl and her friends discover a hollow tree in the middle of the forest. What can be done with one ordinary tree? "I will keep my book in this nook so everyone can read it," Red Knit Cap Girl says.

But the tree isn't only for books. Little by little, one by one, the animals share their unique gifts and turn the ordinary tree into a special spot for everyone to enjoy!

About the Author

Naoko Stoop's love of drawing began when she was a young child growing up in Japan. Naoko now lives and paints in Brooklyn, New York. She uses found materials including plywood and brown paper bags as her canvas. Naoko has shown her work in a variety of galleries and stores in New York and hopes that, through her artwork, she can inspire the child within everyone. Her website is

Praise For…

"Children will delight in pointing out the many little humorous touches, while parents and librarians will take a quiet and glorious pleasure in sharing a story about books and reading. There is nary a beep to be heard or a flashing to be seen in this loving ode to the printed page, reading and sharing stories."—Kirkus

"This combines a bundle of sweet elements-soft, inviting artwork; a simple yet attention holding tale; and a strong message. The adorable Red Knit Cap Girl, with her readily identifiable outfit and her pinpoint eyes, is a charmer."—Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9780316228862
ISBN-10: 0316228869
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 23rd, 2014
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: Red Knit Cap Girl