Wild about books

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Knopf, Aug 10, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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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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A bookmobile accidentally goes to the zoo, and then all the animals learn about reading. This picture book is written as a delightful poem. The illustrations are stellar, which is not surprising as ... Read full review

Review: Wild About Books

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So much fun! The rhymes and poetry are fabulous. Some parts of the story are a bit advanced for K and 1, but over all, it's such a fun story that I don't mind at all! 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 na´ve 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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