Mercy Watson: Princess in Disguise

Kate DiCamillo (Author) Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$14.99  $13.79
Publisher
Candlewick Press (MA)
Publish Date
July 10, 2007
Pages
80
Dimensions
6.74 X 8.21 X 0.49 inches | 0.72 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780763630140

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About the Author

Kate DiCamillo is the author of the first three stories starring Mercy Watson. She is also the author of The Tale of Despereaux, which won the Newbery Medal; Because of Winn-Dixie, which received a Newbery Honor; The Tiger Rising, a National Book Award Finalist; and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, winner of a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. She lives in Minneapolis.

Chris Van Dusen has illustrated all the books in the Mercy Watson series. He is also the author-illustrator of Down to the Sea With Mr. Magee, A Camping Spree With Mr. Magee, and If I Built a Car. He lives in Camden, Maine.

Reviews

As always, the Watsons' enthusiasm for their porcine marvel is both hysterical and heartwarming. There is something reassuring about the way they regard Mercy: She is beautiful. She is wonderful. She is adored. Which actually sums up the way I feel about Kate DiCamillo's series.
--Kidsreads.com

Kate DiCamillo's porcine heroine returns...once again all's well that ends with buttered toast.
--Publishers Weekly

The humorous tone and simple sentences will appeal to young readers, as will Chris Van Dusen's energetic gouache paintings.
--Washington Parent

How can you go wrong with a pig in a pink tutu and tiara?
--San Francisco Chronicle

There's a lot of silly fun in store for readers.
--Journal Inquirer

Learning-to-read kids will appreciate Chris Van Dusen's dynamic illustrations that are interspersed throughout the text.
--Associated Press

The brilliantly colored illustrations by Chris Van Dusen pack a comical punch.
--Scripps-Howard

The hilarious colored paintings, packed with action and emotion, add momentum to the pandemonium in this perfect beginning chapter book for second-graders.
--Chicago Sun-Times

An irresistible reading romp with lightning-fast action and sparkling slapstick illustrations.
--Curriculum Connection