Emma Bean has black button eyes and whiskers that curl up like a smile. She is Molly's best companion. Molly and Emma Bean do everything together -- taste new food, go to the doctors office, share bedtime secrets. Young children will cuddle their own special stuffed animals a little closer during the enchanting Emma Bean. "Will charm children and adults alike who have ever had an especially loved toy friend." -- Booklist Jean Van Leeuwen is the author of the bestselling Easy-to-Read books about Oliver and Amanda Pig, as well as many picture books and novels. She lives in Chappaqua, New York. Juan Wijngaard is also the author/illustrator of Going to Sleep on the Farm (Dial/Puffin).