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Wild about Books - by Judy Sierra (Hardcover)

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About the Book



In this rollicking rhymed story, librarian Molly McGrew introduces birds and beasts at the zoo to something called reading after she drives her bookmobile into the zoo.



Book Synopsis



OVER HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLD!

Winner of the E.B. White Read Aloud Award

It started the summer of 2002, when the Springfield librarian, Molly McGrew, by mistake drove her bookmobile into the zoo.

In this rollicking rhymed story, Molly introduces birds and beasts to this new something called reading. She finds the perfect book for every animal--tall books for giraffes, tiny ones for crickets. "She even found waterproof books for the otter, who never went swimming without Harry Potter." In no time at all, Molly has them "forsaking their niches, their nests, and their nooks," going "wild, simply wild, about wonderful books." Judy Sierra's funny animal tale coupled with Marc Brown's lush, fanciful paintings will have the same effect on young Homo sapiens. Altogether, it's more fun than a barrel of monkeys!



About the Author



Judy Sierra is the acclaimed author of more than forty picture books, including the award-winning Wild About Books; ZooZical; Mind Your Manners, B.B. Wolf; The Sleepy Little Alphabet; Suppose You Meet a Dinosaur; and Everyone Counts. Her writing for children is enriched by her work as a puppeteer, storyteller, and folklore scholar. Judy lives and writes in Portland, Oregon. You can visit her at JudySierraBooks.com.

Marc Brown is best known as the creator of Arthur the aardvark, but you will find no aardvarks or animals wearing glasses in this book. Drawing upon his classical training at the Cleveland Institute of Art, Marc Brown's colorful paintings for Wild About Books reflect the naïve spirit of folk art at its best. "Judy Sierra's story gave me the opportunity to indulge myself in painting," said Mr. Brown, adding that this is the book of which he is most proud. He lives in Hingham and Martha's Vineyard, MA.

Dimensions (Overall): 12.1 Inches (H) x 9.3 Inches (W) x .5 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.05 Pounds
Suggested Age: 3-7 Years
Sub-Genre: Animals
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Number of Pages: 40
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Theme: Zoos
Format: Hardcover
Author: Judy Sierra
Language: English
Street Date: August 10, 2004
TCIN: 11829453
UPC: 9780375825385
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-6367
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.5 inches length x 9.3 inches width x 12.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.05 pounds
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