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Mercy Watson Goes For A Ride



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Mercy Watson Goes For A Ride by Kate DiCamillo
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Have Mercy! The porcine wonder returns in the second in Kate DiCamillo's exciting new series. Every Saturday Mr. Watson takes Mercy for a ride in his shiny convertible. And every Saturday, the hot-buttered-toast-loving pig wants to drive. She finally gets the chance when, one day, the next-door neighbour stows away and Mercy uses the distraction to take the wheel...But Mercy soon discovers that porcine wonders can no more drive than they can fly! Welcome to the wry and endearing world of Mercy Watson - an ebullient new character, brightly captured with comic, nostalgic flair. Divided into short chapters, this light-hearted new series is ideal for young readers branching out from picture books to fiction.

Author Biography

Kate DiCamillo is a renowned author, whose books for young readers include the bestselling Because of Winn-Dixie, The Tiger Rising, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane and the 2004 Newbery Medal-winning classic The Tale of Despereaux. She lives in Minnesota, USA. Chris Van Dusen is an author and illustrator of several picture books. He lives in Maine, USA.
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2006
Illustrated by Chris Van Dusen
Country of Publication
United States
Candlewick Press,U.S.
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