The Wednesday Surprise

Eve Bunting (Author) Donald Carrick (Illustrator)
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Description

Anna and Grandma are planning a surprise for Dad's birthday. Dad thinks he has received all his presents, Grandma stands up and gives him the best one of all: she reads aloud the stories that Anna has taught her. "A plug for literacy is just the bonus; the real focus is on the lessons old and young share when they learn to read each other's hearts." -- School Library Journal, starred review

Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
January 01, 1989
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.6 X 0.2 X 8.2 inches | 0.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780395547762
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About the Author

Eve Bunting was born in Ireland and came to California with her husband and three children. She is one of the most acclaimed and versatile children's book authors, with more than two hundred novels and picture books to her credit. Among her honors are many state awards, the Kerlan Award, the Golden Kite Award, the Regina Medal, the Mystery Writers of America and the Western Writers of America awards, and a PEN International Special Achievement award for her contribution to children's literature. In 2002, Ms. Bunting was chosen to be Irish-American Woman of the Year by the Irish-American Heritage Committee of New York.

Donald Carrick has illustrated many children's books. He lives in Edgartown, Massachusetts.

Reviews

"A plug for literacy is just the bonus; the real focus is on the lessons old and young share when they learn to read each other's hearts." School Library Journal, Starred