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Heartwood Hotel Book 1: A True Home

illustrated by Stephanie Graegin

About the Book

Downton Abbey meets The Tale of Peter Rabbit in this heartwarming chapter book about a mouse discovering where she belongs.

When Mona the mouse stumbles across the wondrous world of the Heartwood Hotel in the middle of a storm, she desperately hopes the staff will let her stay. As it turns out, Mona is precisely the maid they need at the grandest hotel in Fernwood Forest, where animals come from far and wide for safety, luxury and comfort. But it’s not all acorn soufflé and soft, moss-lined beds. Danger lurks nearby, and as it approaches, Mona has to use all her wits to protect the place she’s come to love. Because this hotel is more than a warm shelter for the night. It might also be a home.

This delightfully enticing story of friendship, courage and community, sweetly illustrated by Stephanie Graegin, kicks off a new chapter-book series by the author of the Magical Animal Adoption Agency books.

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Critical Praise

“Charming and imaginative, and full of endearing characters who excel at kindness as only animals can. With stories that highlights the power of friendship, the Heartwood Hotel is sure to leave readers eager to visit again.” —Ashley Spires, author and illustrator of The Most Magnificent Thing

“The Heartwood Hotel is a truly charming tail—I mean tale—as warm and sweet as an acorn soufflé, with just a dash of danger and mystery. Mona is a tiny mouse with a big heroic heart who readers will root for!” —Cyndi Marko, author and illustrator of the Kung Pow Chicken series

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781443443937
  • ISBN 10: 144344393X
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 07/04/2017
  • Pages: 176
  • List Price: 16.99 CAD
  • Ages: 7 to 10
  • BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / General

Heartwood Hotel Book 1: A True Home by Kallie George

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