When Agnes Caws

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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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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.

Mary Pope Osborne is the award-winning author of many distinguished books for children and young adults, including the bestselling Magic Treehouse series; "Favorite Medieval Tales, " illustrated by Troy Howell; "American Tall Tales, " illustrated by Michael McCurdy; "Rocking Horse Christmas, " illustrated by Ned Bittinger; and A"daline Falling Star." The former president of the Author's Guild, she lives in New York City with her husband, Will.

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