Willow and Twig

Willow and Twig

Book - 2000
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Viking, 2000.
ISBN: 9780670888566
Characteristics: 227 pages ;,23 cm.


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Oct 24, 2012

I remember reading this book years ago when I was in elementary and loved it. Its one of thoes books that you read in childhood and it sticks with you.

Feb 06, 2012

This book is awesome but was depressing at the beginning poor Willow she has alot in her hands especially Twig!

May 27, 2010

Roaming the children's section, I tripped across this book by Jean Little and I just had to read it. It's a fantastic read and gets right into the headspace of a young girl who's had to be the main caretaker for herself and her brother since a young age. The interplay between herself and the adults around her as she re-integrates into her Grandmother's household is funny and poignant.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

lms May 07, 2008

lms thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over


Add a Summary

lms May 07, 2008

"Ten-year-old Willow and her younger, emotionally disturbed brother ,Twig are like "nobody's children." Abandoned by their drug-addicted mother, Angel, they become homeless and their temporary caretaker suddenly dies. The terrified kids end up at the Vancouver police station and Willow finally call her grandmother, who Willow believed had disowned Angel and her Grandmother welcomes the children with delight, and with the help of an uncle, the children travel to the family farm near Toronto to begin their new life. A moving, ultimately hopeful story about abandonment and rescue." (Novelist Review)


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at my library

To Top