The books comprising "Brambly Hedge" illustrate in detail the lives and adventures of a community of mice who live in Brambly Hedge. Brambly Hedge is an idyllic spot where old values flourish and seasonal self-sufficiency is the order of the day.
June 6th: Cynthia Rylant was born on this day in 1954. Among her many picture books, the sweet tearjerker "Dog Heaven," which will make any child feel better about the death of a pet. At the risk of sounding callous, have it ready BEFORE the dog dies.