The Madman of Piney Woods

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Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
Scholastic Press
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
6.1 X 8.5 X 1.4 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780545156646

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About the Author

Christopher Paul Curtis was awarded both a Newbery Honor and a Coretta Scott King Honor for his debut book, The Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963, and won the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Award for his second book, Bud, Not Buddy. Mr. Curtis is also the author of the Golden Kite Award-winning Bucking the Sarge, as well as Mr. Chickee's Funny Money, Mr. Chickee's Messy Mission, and the Newbery Honor book Elijah of Buxton.

Reviews

"Curtis deftly makes what might have been simply heart-rending hopeful and redeeming instead... a pleasure to read." -- New York Times Book Review
* "A delight, featuring the author's obvious love for his characters, his skillful use of sentiment, and his often hyperbolic humor... quintessential Curtis." -- Booklist, starred review
* "A journey of revelation and insight... profoundly moving yet also at times very funny." -- Horn Book Magazine, starred review
* "Beautiful storytelling as only Curtis can do it." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
* "Curtis masterfully interweaves goofy family vignettes, memorable characters, and thought-provoking themes into a page-turner with appeal to multiple audiences and tastes." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review
"Poignant and powerful." -- Publishers Weekly
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