Mr. Putter & Tabby: Smell the Roses
Written by Cynthia Rylant
Illustrated by Arthur Howard
Age Level: 6 – 9
Grade Level: 1 – 4
This is #11 from a super successful series for readers in grades K-2. It’s a simple, cute story that features Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby. They want to do something nice for their neighbors, Mrs. Teaberry and her dog Zeke. Mr. Putter decides a trip to the conservatory is the perfect thing to do for them. The plants, the trees, the flowers! Everything’s wonderful until Zeke discovers the banana tree. Then the fun really begins!