About Maniac Monkeys on Magnolia Street & When Mules Flew on Magnolia Street
Welcome to Magnolia Street, where Charlie has just moved into her new home. It isn’t long before Charlie’s exploring, meeting all of her new neighbors, and getting herself into trouble. Her adventures with her bound-to-be best friend Billy–tricking Charlie’s older brother, making a racket on a bus trip to the museum, or digging up a box of buried treasure–make even ordinary exciting. This collection of interrelated short stories is a true delight, perfect for newly emerging independent readers. Both girls and boys will cheer for this spunky girl as she takes on Magnolia Street and blossoms day by day.
From the Hardcover edition.
About Angela Johnson
Angela Johnson is the author of several picture books and highly acclaimed novels for young readers, including Maniac Monkeys on Magnolia Street and two Coretta Scott King Award winners: Heaven and Toning the Sweep.