Downtown is a fun place for Martin and Sylvia. There is the library, the bakery, Momma’s office and the Town Community Center, where they will occasionally serve soup and bread to those who need a little help. On this visit to town, however, it is little Sylvia that unexpectedly needs a helping hand.Parent Note:
In this story, Sylvia gets momentarily separated from her family. There is a moment of nervousness when Sylvia realizes she can't see her parents. But Momma and Daddy have taught her what to do in this situation, and she does it beautifully. She is very quickly reunited with Momma, Daddy and Martin. The story teaches smart choices for "lost" children, and gives a picture of a loving and helpful community.
Characters in this Story
Martin is the delightful older brother in all of the various Martin & Sylvia Series. Known for his bright ideas, his enterprising spirit and his kind heart, this seven year old boy finds adventure at all turns, and in all seasons.
Sylvia is the younger sister in the well-loved Martin & Sylvia stories. Five years old, she is known for her cleverness, her delight, and her wonderful sense of humor. She and her brother Martin create adventures and discover marvels -- whether they are at home or out exploring their town.