Nick and Maxine live in a tall apartment building in a neighborhood of tall buildings. When they notice a friendly cottage with a little yard and picket fence in the middle of all the large buildings, the siblings have to find a way inside. The little cottage reveals Mrs. Noodlekugel, a friendly old woman with a talking cat who serves tea. Soon Nick and Maxine enjoy many magical adventures with their new found friend.
Mrs. Noodlekugel is perfectly leveled for a new reader. The characters appeal to young readers and the writing is simple enough for them to read on their own. The fun illustrations and larger print make the pages go quickly and create a positive reading experience for elementary readers. Mrs. Noodlekugel is perfect for readers transitioning to their first chapter books.