A Long Road on a Short Day

Gary D. Schmidt (Author) Elizabeth Stickney (Author)
& 1 more
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Description

A tender story of a father-son adventure with themes of community and kindness, in short chapters with vivid full-color illustrations, by bestseller and Newbery Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt and acclaimed artist Eugene Yelchin.

In a story of perseverance and determination told with warmth and sparkling with humor, a short winter day finds Samuel and Papa walking a long road on Samuel's first trading trip. Meeting strangers, practicing good manners, and proud to be in Papa's company, Samuel watches and learns as Papa trades up from almost nothing to the milk cow Mama is yearning for. Simple text combines with vivid illustrations for a satisfying tale that will resonate with readers who enjoy an adventure with dad.

Product Details

Price
$17.98  $16.54
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
November 10, 2020
Pages
64
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780544888364

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About the Author

Gary D. Schmidt is the best-selling author of Pay Attention, Carter Jones; Orbiting Jupiter; the Newbery Honor and Printz Honor book Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy; the Newbery Honor book The Wednesday Wars; and Okay for Now. He is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Elizabeth Stickney is the pseudonym of Anne Stickney Schmidt, the late wife of author Gary D. Schmidt and the author of poems, essays, and picture books.

Eugene Yelchin is a Russian-born painter and illustrator. He received a Newbery Honor for Breaking Stalin's Nose, which he both wrote and illustrated. He lives in southern California with his family. www.eugeneyelchinbooks.com