David LaRochelle

author & illustrator

The Bookstore Valentine

Bookstore Valentine

by Bar­bara Mait­land
illus­trat­ed by David LaRochelle
Dut­ton Books, 2002
Ages 4 to 8
Hard­cov­er ISBN 0–525-46913–3
Paper­back ISBN 0–14-230187–6

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Love is in the air at the haunt­ed book­store! In this addi­tion to the pop­u­lar easy-to-read series, Cob­web the cat plays Cupid. With the help of her ghost­ly friends, she sets out to bring togeth­er shy Mr. Brown and his sweet, book­ish valentine.

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“LaRochelle adds just the right note of whim­sy to the four short chap­ters of sim­ple text with bright, cheer­ful, clev­er­ly detailed car­toon draw­ings. A win­some addi­tion to begin­ning-read­er col­lec­tions.” (School Library Jour­nal)