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Meet Toot and Puddle--two small, endearing pigs who are best friends and as different as different can be. While Toot likes to travel to places unknown, Puddle prefers to stay home and revel in the joys of everyday life. The series is about their adventures, together and apart. The books include postcards they exchange while they're apart and all manner of fun stuff.

Author/illustrator: Hollie Hobbie

Ages 4-8



Toot and Puddle live together in Woodcock Pocket. One day, Toot takes off to see the world while Puddle decides to stay home. Throughout the year as Toot travels, he shares his adventures in exotic lands like India and Egypt with Puddle via postcard. Puddle has a grand time reading about Toot's travels while having his very own adventures at home. Whimsical postcards capture the excitement of Toot's travels, while scenes of Puddle celebrate mundane moments spent in familiar confines. This wonderful tale shows the wonders of the world both far away and right in your own backyard. And it's about being yourself and being a good friend.

$15.95 (hardcover)

TOOT & PUDDLE: Wish You Were Here

When Toot goes off to Borneo, cousin Opal comes to visit Woodcock Pocket to keep Puddle company. But just before returning home, Toot gets stung by a bee and comes down with a case of the Violet Virus! With determination and persistence, Opal discovers the only cure for Toot's ailment: tea made from the purple Slimecap Stinkhorn. Will Opal and Puddle be able to help Toot return to his piggy pink color? Of course! Read Toot's postcards from Borneo, and see how Opal and Puddle save the day in this the latest book in Holly Hobbie's New York Times bestselling Toot & Puddle series.

$16.99 (hardcover)

TOOT & PUDDLE: I'll Be Home for Christmas

Toot goes to a family reunion in Scotland, promising Puddle that he'll be back in Woodcock Pocket in time for Christmas. But a huge snowstorm strands him far away from home on Christmas Eve! As Puddle waits anxiously for his friend, another holiday traveller helps Toot find his way to Woodcock Pocket, just in time.

$15.95 (hardcover)
TOOT & PUDDLE: Top of the World

When Puddle wakes up one morning, Toot is missing! So Puddle sets out in search of his friend. He follows Toot's trail through the woods, then on to a train, then a bus, then a plane, finally finding his friend in Provence. The two enjoy an adventure in France but before returning home, Toot convinces Puddle to go to Nepal and climb Mt. Everest. Puddle ends up having the adventure of a lifetime.

Hobbie's story of the thrill of a travel and the importance of friendship that extends to the top of the world is a charmer.

$15.95 (hardcover)
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