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Mercy Watson by Kate DiCamillo
Book DescriptionThe beguiling porcine wonder turns bucking bronco to snare a robber in this hilarious new addition to the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series. Leroy Ninker is a small man with a big dream: he wants to be a cowboy, but for now he's just a thief. In fact, Leroy is robbing the Watsons' kitchen right this minute! As he drags the toaster across the counter screeeeeech and drops it into his bag clannngggg little does he know that a certain large pig who loves toast with a great deal of butter is stirring from sleep. Even less could he guess that comedy of errors (not to mention the buttery sweets in his pocket) will soon lead this little man on the wild and raucous rodeo ride he's always dreamed of! Nosy neighbors, astonished firemen, a puzzled policeman, and the ever-doting Watsons return for a new tongue-in-snout adventure about Kate DiCamillo's delightfully single-minded pig."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780763625900
(208mm x 162mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Candlewick Press,U.S.
Publisher: Candlewick Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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US Kirkus Review » Everyone's porcine wonder is back, and just in time for Halloween. Mrs. Watson knows just what Mercy should be for the holiday - a tiara-and-pink-tulle-clad princess. Mercy is dubious, especially after struggling with her dress, until the word "treats" is mentioned. Toast with a great deal of butter is her favorite treat, and that thought is enough to keep our little porker in the game. Following the formula perfected in the earlier titles, the hilarity is found more in the super-saturated illustrations than in the words. Whether Mercy is flying after a terrified cat or snuffling for butter candy, the illustrations are energetic and the sly wit is infectious. One quibble: Because of the placement of spot art, some of the nighttime images show a blue-black darkness and others look like broad daylight. No matter, though - young readers will clamor for more adventures with this irrepressible retro pig and her lovable family. (Fiction. 5-8) (Kirkus Reviews)
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Author Biography - Kate DiCamillo
Kate DiCamillo is a renowned author, whose books for young readers include Because of Winn-Dixie (9780744583496), The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (9780763625894) and the 2004 Newbery Medal-winning The Tale of Despereaux (9780744598698), soon to become an animated movie. She lives in Minnesota, USA. Chris Van Dusen illustrates the Mercy Watson series with a nostalgic comic flair. He also writes and illustrates picture books. Chris lives in Maine, USA.
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