When Agnes Caws

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An Anne Schwartz Book, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Agnes Peregrine is the best bird caller in the world, so it's no surprise when the World Bird Society sends her to search for the rare pink-headed duck. But Edwin Pittsnap, evil bird catcher and stuffer, has his own plans for the bird wonder. And it looks like his plans just may work . . . until Agnes caws!

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User Review  - Taryn - Goodreads

Love the illustrations but the story was written for an older audience than my 4yo. And there weren't enough illustrations for the story. Read full review

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User Review  - AEF - Goodreads

this book is not working. forced and no beauty in it. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Candace Fleming is the acclaimed author of numerous books for children, including "Ben Franklin's Almanac, " an ALA Notable Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, as well as "Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!, Gabriella's Song, " and "When Agnes Caws, " all ALA Notable Books. She lives in a suburb of Chicago.

Giselle Potter is the author and illustrator of "The Year I Didn't Go to School, " which is based upon her travels around Italy with her family's theater troupe at age seven. She is also the illustrator of "The Brave Little Seamstress" and "Kate and the Beanstalk, " both by Mary Pope Osborne, "The Honest-to-Goodness Truth" by Patricia C. McKissack, and "Gabriella's Song" by Candace Fleming. Ms. Potter lives in Rosendale, New York.

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