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Meteor! - by Patricia Polacco (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • The meteor that crash lands in the middle of Grandma and Grandpa Gaw's yard sets off a chain of events that brings magic to the residents of Mudsock Meadow.
  • 4-8 Years
  • 10.24" x 7.98" Paperback
  • 32 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Humorous Stories

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About the Book



The meteor that crash landed in Grandma and Grandpa Gaw's yard set off a chain of gossip and events that brought magic to many of the residents of Mudsock Meadow. "Based on a true event, this enchanting book overwhelmingly expresses the magic that suddenly pervades a small town, from the funny, folksy way the story is told to the imaginative, full-color illustrations".--Publishers Weekly.



Book Synopsis



The meteor that crash lands in the middle of Grandma and Grandpa Gaw's yard sets off a chain of events that brings magic to the residents of Mudsock Meadow. A remarkable true-life event comes alive in this reissue of Patricia Polacco's very first picture book.'Based on a true event, this enchanting book overwhelmingly expresses the magic that suddenly pervades a small town, from the funny, folksy way the story is told to the imaginative, full-color illustrations.' ?Publishers Weekly'Polacco's full-color pictures are completely in tandem with the tellingE' ?Booklist (starred review)



About the Author



Studying in the United States and Australia, Patricia Polacco has earned an MFA and a PhD in art history, specializing in Russian and Greek painting, and iconographic history. She is a museum consultant on the restoration of icons. As a participant in many citizen-exchange programs for writers and illustrators, Ms. Polacco has traveled extensively in Russia as well as other former Soviet republics. She continues to support programs that encourage Russo-American friendships and understanding. She is also deeply involved in inner-city projects in the United States that promote the peaceful resolution of conflict and encourage art and literacy programs. The mother of a grown son and a daughter, she currently resides in Michigan, where she has a glorious old farm that was built during the time of Lincoln.
Dimensions (Overall): 10.24 Inches (H) x 7.98 Inches (W) x .23 Inches (D)
Weight: .28 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Sub-Genre: Humorous Stories
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Number of Pages: 32
Publisher: Puffin Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Patricia Polacco
Language: English
Street Date: August 8, 1996
TCIN: 13832745
UPC: 9780698114104
Item Number (DPCI): 248-76-5693
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.23 inches length x 7.98 inches width x 10.24 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.28 pounds
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