"Early readers will love the dry humor and wonderfully rounded story of All the Dear Little Animals. Nilsson perfectly captures the child's perspective, balancing compassion and humor. This is a very funny story about a topic that touches all of us."--Provided by publisher.
It's Dani's first summer vacation and she is staying on an island with Ella, her best friend in the world. Dad is still in hospital but he calls every day, and Ella and Dani stay busy building huts, fishing, exploring, and swimming. Then Dad turns up, but with his nurse too! This is not the visit anyone had imagined and Dani isn't sure her life is happy any more.
Dani's been trying her best to stay happy ever since her best friend Ella moved away. But when some girls in Dani's class start being cruel to her, it starts a chain of rather unhappy events ... It would all be okay if only Ella would move back. The standalone sequel to the acclaimed illustrated chapter book, My Happy Life.
"It's spring and Dani is going to Rome for her father's wedding. But Ella is not invited; Dad said no. What will Ella think when she learns she hasn't been invited to her best friend's dad's wedding? In this final book in the ... My Happy Life series, the road between Dani and Ella is getting longer and longer. Dani must make sure their story ends happily"--Publisher marketing.
Dani is on a school trip to the zoo. The teacher tells the children how to stay safe and not get lost. But Dani gets separated from the others. Suddenly another class is rushing up the path--and at the back of the noisy crowd is someone Dani recognizes: Ella! The good friends are so happy to be together again and Ella wants to play. What should Dani do? Follow her best friend in the whole world or do as the teacher said? The first, of course!
"Dani is very happy--it's the last day of school, and summer is about to start. But then there's a knock on the classroom door, and Dani is told her father has been in an accident. He's in the hospital! How can she possibly be happy now? A warm and heartfelt story about Dani's love for her dad and her ongoing friendship with Ella. It's a story about sorrow and joy--and how life really is."--Amazon.com.
Dani has been waiting to go to school her whole life, and cannot wait for the joys it will bring, such as the friendship of Ella. However, school also brings many unexpected things that Dani isn't sure she is ready to face.