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When Eddie sets off to find a present for her mother, all she knows it that it has to be wonderful, fluffy, little, and squishy. Her quest takes her all over town, and ends with surprises for her and her mom. Colorful, detailed illustrations practically glow and beg to be looked at again and again.
Marika— From The Wonderful Fluffy Little Squishy
Eddie is five and a half, and thinks she is the only one in her family who isn't really good at something. So when she hears her little sister say "birthday--Mommy--fluffy--little--squishy," it's extra important for her to find this amazing present before anyone else does. So, gregarious, charming, clever little Eddie goes all around the neighborhood to all her fabulous friends--the florist, the chic boutique owner, the antiques dealer, and even the intimidating butcher--to find one. It's a magical adventure that draws on Eddie's special gifts, ones that she herself learns to appreciate.
Beatrice Alemagna was born in Italy in 1973. At the age of eight, she decided that whatever the cost she would become a "painter and writer of novels" when she grew up.