Four Friends in Summer
Tomie dePaola. Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, $14.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-689-85693-8
Tomie dePaola's Four Friends in Summer, originally published in 1977 (as chapters entitled ""Spring"" and ""Summer"" in Four Stories for Four Seasons), follows Master Dog, Missy Cat, Mistress Pig and Mister Frog as they go rowing on a lake and then decide to each plant a garden. Humorous illustrations framed against a white background display dePaola's signature style.
Reviewed on: 06/01/2003