Farmer Palmer's Wagon Ride (Paperback)

By William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator)

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 9780374422684, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1992

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Paperback (8/5/2014)

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The wagon ride from town is so hazardous that Farmer Palmer, a pig, and Ebenezer, an ass, barely make it home again.

About the Author

William Steig's drawings began appearing in THE NEW YORKER in 1930. He published his first children's book, ROLAND THE MINSTREL PIG, in 1968, and received the Caldecott Medal for SYLVESTER AND THE MAGIC PEBBLE in 1970. His works also include THE AMAZING BONE, a Caldecott Honor Book, and ABEL'S ISLAND and DOCTOR DE SOTO, both Newbery Honor Books. 1970 Caldecott Medal Winner: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble1977 Caldecott Honor: The Amazing Bone1977 Newbery Honor: Abel's Island1983 Newbery Honor: Doctor DeSoto

Praise For Farmer Palmer's Wagon Ride

"In his offhand, poker-faced manner, Steig narrates the comically hapless journey of porcine Farmer Palmer and his asinine hired hand Ebenezer as they return from town, their wagon loaded with gifts for the Palmer family." --Starred, Booklist