Wild about books

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Knopf, Aug 10, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
31 Reviews
A librarian named Mavis McGrew introduces the various animals of the zoo to the joy of reading when she drives her bookmobile to the zoo by mistake.

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The painterly illustrations are colorful and vibrant. - Goodreads
The language is pleasing and the pictures are colorful. - Goodreads
Their love of reading encourages a love of writing. - Goodreads
The kids enjoy the pictures and the stroy. - Overstock.com
The illustrations are just fun! - Goodreads
A winning paean to reading and writing. - Goodreads

Review: Wild About Books

User Review  - Lisa Hartmann - Goodreads

Wild About Books by Judy Sierra, is another one of my favorites! I use this book when I am teaching my students how to respect and care for books. The story is about a book mobile that drives into the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marilyn - Goodreads

A librarian mistakenly drives her bookmobile into a zoo causing a stampede amongst the animals to get to the visiting library and find out what reading is all about. Like a true dedicated bookworm ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Judy Sierra is the author of many critically acclaimed children’s books, including the bestselling collection of funny poems, Antarctic Antics; Silly & Sillier; and Tasty Baby Belly Buttons. She lives in Castro Valley, CA.

Marc Brown is best known as the creator of Arthur the aardvark, but you will find no aardvarks or animals wearing glasses in this book. Drawing upon his classical training at the Cleveland Institute of Art, Marc Brown’s colorful paintings for Wild About Books reflect the naïve spirit of folk art at its best. “Judy Sierra’s story gave me the opportunity to indulge myself in painting,” said Mr. Brown, adding that this is the book of which he is most proud. He lives in Hingham and Martha’s Vineyard, MA.


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