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Circus Ship (Reprint) (Paperback) (Chris Van Dusen)

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With stunning artwork and a rhyming text, the illustrator of the Mercy Watson books tells a tale of human-animal connection full of humor and heart.When a circus ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, the poor animals are left on their own to swim the chilly waters. Staggering onto a nearby island, they soon win over the wary townspeople with their kind, courageous ways. So well do the critters blend in that when the greedy circus owner returns to claim them, villagers of all species conspire to outsmart the bloated blowhard. With buoyant rhymes and brilliantly caricatured illustrations evoking the early nineteenth century, Chris Van Dusen presents a hugely entertaining tale about the bonds of community — and a rare hidden-pictures spread for eagle-eyed readers of all ages.
With stunning artwork and a rhyming text, the illustrator of the Mercy Watson books tells a tale of human-animal connection full of humor and heart.

When a circus ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, the poor animals are left on their own to swim the chilly waters. Staggering onto a nearby island, they soon win over the wary townspeople with their kind, courageous ways. So well do the critters blend in that when the greedy circus owner returns to claim them, villagers of all species conspire to outsmart the bloated blowhard. With buoyant rhymes and brilliantly caricatured illustrations evoking the early nineteenth century, Chris Van Dusen presents a hugely entertaining tale about the bonds of community — and a rare hidden-pictures spread for eagle-eyed readers of all ages.


From the Hardcover edition.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 1.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Humorous Stories, Action + Adventure / Survival Stories, Historical / United States / 19th Century
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Candlewick Pr
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Chris Van Dusen
Language: English
Street Date: February 24, 2015
TCIN: 14185447
UPC: 9780763655921
Item Number (DPCI): 248-80-7210

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Heather2 years ago
We have several books by this author and our kids love them. What's even better is that we enjoy reading them too! Don't forget to look for McGee and Dee!  see moreof Heather's review
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