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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User Review  - KimJD - LibraryThing

Agnes and her mother, Professor Peregrine, are on a quest to the Himalayas to spot that most elusive of birds, the rare pink-headed duck. But watch out for Colonal Pittsnap, who plans to use Agnes's talent for calling birds to his own nefarious purposes! Read full review

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User Review  - Michelle_Bales - LibraryThing

My 4-year-old son loves this book. He wants Santa Clause to bring him his own copy for Christmas. We enjoyed the bird pictures and descriptions on the inside covers of the book, and the bird song ... Read full review


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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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