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Groundhog Gets a Say


  • Swallow presents quite a bit of information about groundhogs in an entertaining story…Brunkus’ humorous, colorful illustrations portray the portly braggart and his companions with wry, apt expressions on their faces, conveying their annoyance, and, despite themselves, their curiosity.


Calmenson, Stephanie. The Frog Principal. Illus. by Denise Brunkus. Scholastic, 2001.

Cronin, Doreen. Diary of a Fly. HarperCollins, 2007.

Cronin, Doreen. Diary of a Spider. HarperCollins, 2005.

Cronin, Doreen. Diary of a Worm. HarperCollins, 2003.

Cuyler, Margery. Groundhog Stays Up Late. Walker, 2005.

Freeman, Don. Gregory’s Shadow. Puffin, 2002.

French, Jackie. Diary of a Wombat. Clarion, 2003.

Gibbons, Gail. Groundhog Day!Holiday House, 2007.

Gravett, Emily. Meerkat Mail. Macmillan, 2007.

Holub, Joan. Groundhog Weather School. Putnam, 2009.

Koscielniak, Bruce. Geoffrey Groundhog Predicts the Weather. Houghton Mifflin, 1995.

Kraft, Erik. Chocolatina. Illus. by Denise Brunkus. Scholastic, 2008, c1998.

Levine, Abby. Gretchen Groundhog, It’s Your Day! Albert Whitman, 1998.

Miller, Pat. Substitute Groundhog.Albert Whitman, 2006.

Old, Wendie C. The Groundhog Day Book of Facts and Fun. Albert Whitman, 2004.

Park, Barbara. Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus. Illus. by Denise Brunkus. Random House, 1993.

Swallow, Pam. Melvil and Dewey in the Chips. Libraries Unlimited, 2004.