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Book Title: The Adventures of Mollie & Ollie: Moving Day by Sally Beale
Category: Children's Fiction (Ages 3-7), 38 pages
Genre: Children's Picture Book
Publisher: Mascot Books
Release date: March, 2021
Book available in hardback
Content Rating: G for everyone.
Every child experiences change in their life. Moving can be difficult, but in this Mom’s Choice award-winning book, when eight-year-old Molly Day meets a new friend, a magical owl named Oliver Winston Howell III, her move to a new house in a new town becomes easier than she expected. Be on the lookout for Molly and Ollie’s next adventure!
The Adventures of Molly & Ollie: Moving Day is a cute hardcover picture book showcasing how young Molly deals with a big life change. It is the first book in The Adventures of Molly & Ollie series.
It’s moving day, and Molly doesn’t want to leave. She isn’t happy about all her belongings being packed away in boxes and is sad she’ll no longer be able to play in her yard or visit her best friend, Becky. But she soon meets Ollie, a mysterious owl that lives in her new backyard, and he helps her adapt to her new home.
The illustrations are adorable, and I love the fun, mystical happenings that Ollie brings to the story. Being raised in a military family, I moved a lot as a child, having to adapt to new homes, friends, schools, etc. Changes are often exciting and adventurous but can also be frightening or unsettling for some children. This book softens the worry, hesitation, or uncertainty children might feel when experiencing change.
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The Adventures of Molly & Ollie: Moving Day was inspired by Beale’s own experiences as a young child. Her father’s occupation required that her family move across the country every two years. Beale’s childhood was filled with adventures that captured her imagination in each new home. She continued her passion for adventure while raising her two daughters and working as a costume designer for local theaters. Now she is channeling her sense of fun and her youthful spirit into her children’s stories. Beale is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). The Adventures of Molly & Ollie: Moving Day, a Mom’s Choice Award winner, is the first book in the Molly & Ollie series.
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