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Matylda, bright & tender

Holly M. McGhee

Matylda, bright & tender

by Holly M. McGhee

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    Subjects:
  • Grief,
  • Leopard geckos as pets,
  • Stealing,
  • Best friends,
  • Friendship,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Struggling to hold on to Guy and love their pet gecko enough for the both of them after a devastating accident, Sussy begins stealing from the pet store.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesMatylda, bright and tender
    StatementHolly M. McGhee
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.1.M42137 Mat 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210 pages
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27229089M
    ISBN 100763689513
    ISBN 109780763689513
    OCLC/WorldCa953597514

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    Alone, bereft, and filled with guilt, Sussy vows to find a way to love Matylda just as Guy did, since the lizard is all she has left of him. Isolated in her bedroom all summer, wearing the same clothes she wore the day Guy died, Sussy constantly relives the accident and tries to justify stealing special food and toys to earn Matylda’s affection.   Matylda, Bright and Tender: McGhee, Holly M.: Books - Skip to main Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders. Try. Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address.

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Told through Sussy’s POV, Matylda, Bright & Tender unfolds through an earnest, vulnerable, and sweetly charming voice/5(24). Matylda, Bright & Tender masterfully explores the very sad, very poignant grieving process of a child a well-done, heartwarming, tender story, and one not to be : Matylda, Bright & Tender is a heartbreaking story about loss and grief narrated by Sussy with childlike honesty and openness.

Sussy’s response to her grief is to funnel her anger and guilt over Guy’s death into the care of this lizard, which consumes her. For Sussy, life will never be the same. Sussy starts stealing treats and toys for Matylda in order to make the gecko happy. Maybe if she keeps Matylda happy and makes Matylda love her, she can hold on to Guy.

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McGhee, Author of Matylda, Bright & Tender. The Children’s Book Review | Ma Holly M. McGhee, who formerly wrote under the name Hallie Durand, is the author of three picture books, including Mitchell’s License and Mitchell Goes Bowling, both illustrated by Tony Fucile, and a chapter-book lives with her family, her antisocial dog.

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