By: Remy Charlip, Mary Beth Miller & George Ancona
Publisher: Four Winds Press, 1987
Age Level: 9-12
ISBN: 0-02-718080-8 (hardcover), 0-689-7131-5 (paperback – Aladdin Books)
Mary Beth is awakened by a light bulb flashing over her head. Someone’s at the door. Shuffling to the door in her nightgown and bunny slippers. She opens the door and SURPRISE! All her friends are there to celebrate her birthday. They sign and fingerspell HAPPY BIRTHDAY, give presents, eat goodies and cake, and are astonished by the birthday wish.
- New York Times Best illustrated Children’s Book, 1987