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Mercy Watson to the Rescue (Paperback)

    By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
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    Description


    It's the best thing since buttered toast -- Mercy Watson in paperback

    To Mr. and Mrs. Watson, Mercy is not just a pig -- she's a porcine wonder. And to the good-natured Mercy, the Watsons are an excellent source of buttered toast, not to mention that buttery-toasty feeling she gets when she snuggles into bed with them. This is not, however, so good for the Watsons' bed. BOOM CRACK

    About the Author


    Kate DiCamillo is the author of THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX, which received the Newbery Medal; BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE, which received a Newbery Honor; and THE TIGER RISING, which was named a National Book Award Finalist. She says, "Mercy Watson had been in my head for a long time, but I couldn't figure out how to tell her story. One day, my friend Alison was going on and on and on about the many virtues of toast. As I listened to her, I could see Mercy nodding in emphatic agreement. Sometimes you don't truly understand a character until you know what she loves above all else." Chris Van Dusen is the author-illustrator of DOWN TO THE SEA WITH MR. MAGEE, A CAMPING SPREE WITH MR. MAGEE, and IF I BUILT A CAR. He says, "When I first read Mercy Watson to the Rescue, the characters were very vivid in my mind, and they just came to life when I started painting. This is exactly the type of story I love to illustrate - a wonderfully silly adventure with lots of action." This is his first book with Candlewick Press.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9780763645045
    ISBN-10: 0763645044
    Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
    Publication Date: December 22nd, 2009
    Pages: 68
    Language: English