Ah! I just love reading this story! It doesn't even bother me to read it again and again. And the illustrations! Well, you're bound to laugh at some point. I think that no matter your experience, Rylant's story will have at least one page you identify with.
And that's my summer challenge to you, dear readers: take time to check out The Relatives Came and comment, sharing with us a reading moment where you felt connected to a description in Rylant's story.
Here's one of my favorite moments:
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