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Mercy Watson Fights Crime ( Mercy Watson) (Paperback) - by Kate DiCamillo

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About the Book

The beguiling porcine wonder turns bucking bronco in order to snare a robber in this hilarious new addition to the "New York Times"-bestselling series. Full color.

Book Synopsis

Another rollicking addition starring the porcine wonder. . . . Will keep newly independent readers turning the pages. -- School Library Journal (starred review)

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 tongue-in-snout adventure about Kate DiCamillo's delightfully single-minded pig.

Review Quotes

Mercy is back in this fun third installment of merrymaking, buttered-toast eating, and crime solving.
--Kirkus Reviews

The shiny, retro pictures still amuse.

Another rollicking adventure...DiCamillo has creatively woven in the elements that a good easy reader should have: repetition, simple sentence structure, and controlled vocabulary.
--School Library Journal (starred review)

Charming and colorful.
--Dayton Daily News

This silly story makes my nearly 9-year-old son laugh out loud at every reading (yes, it's been requested multiple times).
--Denver Post

About The Author

Kate DiCamillo is the author of The Magician's Elephant, a New York Times bestseller; The Tale of Despereaux, which was awarded the Newbery Medal; Because of Winn-Dixie, a Newbery Honor book; and six books starring Mercy Watson, including the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride. She lives in Minneapolis.

Dimensions (Overall): 8.1 Inches (H) x 6.3 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: .5 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 70
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Action + Adventure / General, Law + Crime, Animals / Pigs, Humorous Stories, Readers / Chapter Books
Series Title: Mercy Watson
Publisher: Candlewick Pr
Format: Paperback
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Language: English
Street Date: June 4, 2010
TCIN: 12762063
UPC: 9780763649524
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-6723
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship dimensions: 6.3 inches length x 0.5 inches width x 8.3 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
100% would recommend
3 recommendations

Awesome Book

5 out of 5 stars
andysmom - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Mercy Watson is one of my students' favorite characters.
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Cute book about a pig who loves buttered toast

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
WA_Milk_Mom - 4 years ago, Verified purchaser
My 3.5 year old daughter really loves police and other emergency responders. I thought this book would be a bit advanced for her, but the topic of a pig fighting crime seemed like it would interest her. She LOVES it. I had to read it to her (in full) three times on the first day we had it. The story is cute, and there are illustrations throughout the book. We will buy more books about Mercy the pig.
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Mercy Watson is back and ready for action!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
MileysJo - 4 years ago, Verified purchaser
The porcine wonder Mercy Watson is back! This time, she doesn’t even know she’s fighting a crime. We loved this book! Funny with a wonderful story and beautiful illustrations.
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5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Tammy - 5 years ago, Verified purchaser
My grandkids love Mercy Watson books.
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