Mercy Watson to the Rescue

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763668174
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The first adventure of this NEW YORK TIMES best-selling porcine wonder is now available as an e-book. (Ages 6 - 8) Features an audio read-along! To Mr. and Mrs. Watson, Mercy is not just a pig – she's a porcine wonder. And to the portly and good-natured Mercy, the Watsons are an excellent source of buttered toast, not to mention that buttery-toasty feeling she gets when she snuggles into bed with them. This is not, however, so good for the Watsons' bed. BOOM! CRACK! As the bed and its occupants slowly sink through the floor, Mercy escapes in a flash – "to alert the fire department," her owners assure themselves. But could Mercy possibly have another emergency in mind – like a sudden craving for their neighbors' sugar cookies? Welcome to the wry and endearing world of Mercy Watson – an ebullient new character for early chapter-book readers in a series that's destined to be a classic.

Mercy Watson to the Rescue

Author: Kate Di Camillo
Publisher:
ISBN: OCLC:830422390
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Swine

To Mr. and Mrs. Watson, Mercy is not just a pig -- she's a porcine wonder. And to the portly and good-natured Mercy, the Watsons are an excellent source of buttered toast, not to mention that buttery-toasty feeling she gets when she snuggles into bed with them. This is not, however, so good for the Watsons' bed. BOOM! CRACK! As the bed and its occupants slowly sink through the floor, Mercy escapes in a flash -- "to alert the fire department," her owners assure themselves. But could Mercy possibly have another emergency in mind -- like a sudden craving for their neighbors' sugar cookies?

Mercy Watson Fights Crime

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763671419
Release Date: 2013-12-10
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

* "Another rollicking addition starring the porcine wonder. . . . Will keep newly independent readers turning the pages.--SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review) (ages 6-8) Features an audio read-along! Leroy Ninker is a small man with a big dream: he wants to be a cowboy, but for now he's just a thief. In fact, Leroy is robbing the Watsons' kitchen right this minute! As he drags the toaster across the counter – screeeeeech – and drops it into his bag – clannngggg – little does he know that a certain large pig who loves toast with a great deal of butter is stirring from sleep. Even less could he guess that comedy of errors (not to mention the buttery sweets in his pocket) will soon lead this little man on the wild and raucous rodeo ride he's always dreamed of! Nosy neighbors, astonished firemen, a puzzled policeman, and the ever-doting Watsons return for a new tongue-in-snout adventure about Kate DiCamillo's delightfully single-minded pig.

Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763668167
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Features an audio read-along! Mercy loves nothing more than a ride in the convertible, with the wind tickling her ears and the sun on her snout. But one day the Watsons’ elderly neighbor Baby Lincoln pops up in the backseat in hopes of some “folly and adventure” — and in the chaos that ensues, an exuberant Mercy ends up behind the wheel!

Children s Literature Review

Author: Tom Burns
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 0787680486
Release Date: 2006-10-31
Genre: Literary Criticism

Presents full-text literary criticism on writers and illustrators for children and young adults. Critical essays are selected from leading sources, including published journals, magazines, books, monographs, reviews, and scholarly papers.

Something about the Author

Author: Lisa Kumar
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 0787687979
Release Date: 2007-02
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Series covers individuals ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources, and photographs.

Books kids will sit still for 3

Author: Judy Freeman
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc
ISBN: 159158163X
Release Date: 2006-04-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Keep children on the edge of their seats with this guide to captivating read-alouds for grades K through 6. Tips on presentation and references to related titles help you plan effective programs and instill a love of books and reading.

Once Upon a Time

Author: Judy Freeman
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313095689
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Offers activities, strategies, and creative ideas for using nonsense rhymes, songs, chants, and folk literature to promote thinking, reading, and listening skills in young learners.

Leroy Ninker Saddles Up

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Tales from Deckawoo Drive
ISBN: 9780763663391
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Forging an instant bond with spaghetti-loving horse Maybelline, horseless cowboy Leroy Ninker inadvertently risks eternal loneliness when he forgets a vital third rule about Maybelline's care.

Tale of Despereaux Study Guide

Author: BookCaps Study Guides Staff
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 9781621071624
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The perfect companion to Kate DiCamillo’s "Tale of Despereaux ," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCapTM Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.