Saving Winslow

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Product Details
Price
$9.99  $9.29
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
176
Dimensions
5.1 X 8.1 X 0.4 inches | 0.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062570710

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About the Author

Christopher Healy is the author of The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom, a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, as well as its two sequels, The Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle and The Hero's Guide to Being an Outlaw. Before becoming a writer, he worked as an actor, an ad copywriter, a toy store display designer, a fact-checker, a dishwasher, a journalist, a costume shop clothing stitcher, a children's entertainment reviewer, and a haunted house zombie. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, two children, and a dog named Duncan. You can visit him online at christopherhealy.com.

Reviews

"A winning tale of love."
-- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Creech packs a tremendous amount of emotion between the lines of her understated prose... Animal lovers in particular will relish Louie's hard-won triumphs and find joy in Winslow's strength." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"This heartwarming story is sure to be a hit with fans of E.B. White's Charlotte's Web and Kate DiCamillo's Because of Winn-Dixie." -- School Library Journal (starred review)

"Woven into this narrative is a convincing portrayal of human growth and blossoming--the story is told simply but subtly, celebrating the unexpected strength of the vulnerable." -- Horn Book (starred review)

"Particularly skillful and satisfying... An ideal choice for reading aloud or alone." -- Booklist

"A clear-eyed look at the way humans endure heartbreak and hope." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"The bond that develops between boy and donkey is genuinely heartwarming.... [Creech's] words evoke imagery that will linger in a reader's mind long after the final page." -- New York Times Book Review

"Plenty of heart and determination." -- Boston Globe