Nurk

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Nurk

The Strange, Surprising Adventures of a (Somewhat) Brave Shrew

By Ursula Vernon

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152063757, 131pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2008

Description
Nurk is a quiet homebody of a shrew. But when a mysterious plea for help arrives in the mail, he invokes the spirit of his fearless warrior-shrew grandmother, Surka, and sets offto find the sender. It seems the prince of the dragonflies has been kidnapped, and Nurk is his last hope for rescue. Such a mission would be daunting for even the biggest, baddest, and bravest of shrews, and Nurk is neither big nor bad, and only a little brave. But he does his very best--andhopes his grandmother would be proud. Nurk is a warm, wonderful, andhilarious illustrated adventure about courage, family legacies, and friendships of a most unusual nature.

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