Shortcut (Library Binding)

By David Macaulay

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 9780395524367, 64pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1995



Albert and his trusty mare, June, set off early on market day to sell their melons in town, thus beginning a mysterious chain of events in a thought-provoking journey that ex-poses ordinary life as an intricate sequence of action and reaction.

Praise For Shortcut

"Despite its brevity, the book forces readers to keep track of several story lines at the same time, which culminate in an entertaining ride through Macaulayville. . . . Fiercely provocative, but mostly -- funny." Kirkus Reviews with Pointers