Wild about Books (Hardcover)

By Judy Sierra, Marc Tolon Brown (Illustrator)
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"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 author of many award-winning books for children including the bestsellers "Antarctic Antics", illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey; "Wild About Books", illustrated by Marc Brown; and"The Secret Science Project that AlmostAte the School", illustrated by Stephen Gammell.Sierra holds a PhD in folklore and mythology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has received the Children s Choice Award from the International Reading Association, two Aesop awards from the American Folklore Society, and the E.B. White Read Aloud Prize from the Association of Booksellers for Children. She lives with her husband in Eugene, Oregon. Visit her online at JudySierra.net.

Marc Brown is known best for his ARTHUR series. He grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania where as a child he was influenced by family and friends that would be eventually become the many stories of an aardvark.Trained at the Cleveland Art Institute, Marc went on to create more than 100 picture books for children. Before his current success, however, Marc had many jobs, including stints as a truck driver, soda jerk, actor, chicken farmer, television art director, short order cook, and college professor! He now lives in Hingham, Massachusetts and Martha's Vineyard, with his wife, illustrator and author Laurie Krasny Brown, and their daughter Eliza. Marc and Laurie are the creators of the path-breaking nonfiction Dino Life Guides for Families series.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375825385
ISBN-10: 037582538X
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Publication Date: August 10th, 2004
Pages: 40
Language: English