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Gone Camping
A Novel in Verse
By (author): Tamera Will Wissinger Illustrated by: Matthew Cordell
9781328596345 Paperback, Trade English Age (years) from 6 - 9 JUVENILE FICTION / Stories in Verse Mar 26, 2019 Print Run: 20000
$11.99 CAD
Active 8.52 x 6.06 x 0.32 in | 140 gr 112 pages Black-and-white illustrations Houghton Mifflin Harcourt HMH Books for Young Readers
A "playful, delightfully illustrated verse narrative" (Kirkus) about two siblings who take on the great outdoors with their young-at-heart grandfather. Exuberantly illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Matthew Cordell and filled with a variety of poetic forms, this camping romp is packed with family humor and adventure.

Tamera Will Wissinger writes poetry and stories for children. She is the author ofGone Fishing: A Novel in VerseandThis Old Band.

Matthew Cordellhas illustrated many picture and chapter books for children includingWolf in the Snow, which won the Caldecott Medal.He lives outside of Chicago, Illinois.

"...this is a strong selection for school libraries."

"Just right or young chapter-book readers, here’s an accomplished, upbeat introduction to camping, poetic forms, and verse novels."

"An uplifting tale showing what fun may be had when one summons the courage to head into the woods and off the grid."

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