A Picnic in October

Eve Bunting (Author) Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator)
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Description

Tony thinks it's dumb to go all the way to Liberty Island for a birthday picnic. But that's before he understands what the Statue of Liberty means to Grandma.

Product Details

Price
$7.99
Publisher
Voyager Paperbacks
Publish Date
September 01, 2004
Pages
32
Dimensions
10.72 X 0.11 X 8.47 inches | 0.33 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780152050658
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About the Author

EVE BUNTING first glimpsed the Statue of Liberty when she sailed into New York Harbor as an immigrant from Ireland. She is the author of many books, including the three titles in the Little Badger series and the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz. She lives in Southern California.

NANCY CARPENTER has illustrated numerous books for children, including Twinnies, also written by Eve Bunting. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Reviews

"Poignant . . . Bunting's patriotic story . . . never grows soppy."--Publishers Weekly

"Bunting warmly captures the lasting emotional impact that the first sighting of the statue can have on hopeful new arrivals . . . Excellent."--School Library Journal