Author: Jenkins Emily | Zelinsky Paul O. (ILT)
Here is the first book in the highly acclaimed Toys trilogy which is followed by the companion booksToy Dance Party and Toys Come Home. These six linked stories from Emily Jenkins and illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Paul O. Zelinsky showcase the unforgettable adventuresâ€”and misadventuresâ€”of three extraordinary friends.
Lumphy is a stuffed buffalo. StingRay is a stuffed stingray. And Plastic… well Plastic isn’ t quite surewhat she is. They all belong to the Little Girl who lives on the high bed with the fluffy pillows. A very nice person to belong to.
Together is best for these three best friends. Together they look things up in the dictionary explore the basement and argue about the meaning of life. And together they face dogs school television commercials the vastness of the sea and the terrifying bigness of the washing machine.
A Parents’ Choice Silver Honor Winner an ALA-ALSC Notable Children’ s Book and an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Book Award Winner Toys Go Out is truly a modern classic.