Knopf Books for Young Readers: January 2010
Not everyone loves lawn ornaments. But Pearl was different. Pearl was their friend--the only human who knew they were real.
So when Pearl's family moves and (shockingly ) leaves their pink flamingo, deer, gnome, and lawn jockey behind, Flo, Betty, Norm, and Jack know what they must do. They must find Pearl no matter how long and perilous the journey.
Through cities and suburbs, over mountains and through swamps, the ornaments make their dangerous way. They survive storms and menacing gargoyles. They get directions from weather vanes and other statuary. And always, always, they must avo... View More...