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The Field of the Dogs

Katherine Paterson, Emily Arnold McCully (Illustrator)


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Since moving to Vermont, Josh's life has been a series of new problems. One day he follows his dog, Manch, into a snowy field and gets the surprise of a lifetime--Manch can talk!

Taut and suspenseful, Newbery Medel-winning author Katherine Paterson's exciting chapters are interspersed with Emily Arnold McCully's accomplished pen and ink drawings.

Ages 8-12

HarperCollins, 9780064421478, 112pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 2002

About the Author

Katherine Paterson is one of the world’s most celebrated and beloved authors. Among her many awards are two Newberys and two National Book Awards, and she was recently named a "Living Legend” by the Library of Congress. She has been published in more than 22 languages in a variety of formats, from picture books to historical novels.

Emily Arnold McCully has illustrated more than a hundred books for children, including her own First Snow and Arnold Adoff's Black Is Brown Is Tan. She won the Caldecott Medal for her book Mirette On the High Wire.