House Finds a Home

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House loves his people – the children, adults, and even the pets – that occupy him. Together, they create remembrances that fill his heart with contentment. Pictures adorn his walls, music drones in the background, and beds lay unmade. It’s just the way he likes it, but then each family leaves, one by one. It’s during these desolate, dark times that House wants more. He wishes for what used to be and tries to stay strong, yet it seems his empty spaces will never be filled again. He learns that with time comes adjustments and opportunities – evolutions.

This is a heartwarming story in its simplicity and sweetness. Youth ages five to nine will find it endearing. Children who’ve moved from a place they loved and held dear to a new one in which novel memories had to be made to transform it from a house into a home will find this indelible book especially cherishable and relatable.

Young readers will enjoy witnessing all the alterations that occur over the course of the tale. House’s exterior and interior both change with the coming and going of his residents. Even the neighborhood in which he resides develops over time, leaving him no longer alone.

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Author Katy Duffield
Star Count /5
Format Hard
Page Count 40 pages
Publisher Viking Books for Young Readers
Publish Date 16-Aug-2022
ISBN 9780593204603 Buy this Book
Issue September 2022
Category Children's