Huck Runs Amuck! (Hardcover)

By Sean Taylor, Peter Reynolds (Illustrator)

Dial Books, 9780803732612, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 19, 2011

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

Meet Huck. He loves flowers. FLOWERS, FLOWERS, FLOWERS. And he'll do whatever it takes to get a mouthful: climb the highest mountain, walk a tightrope, even defy speeding trains! It's true, he can't resist! But when his mad dash up a church spire is mistaken for a heroic attempt to save Mrs. Spooner's flowery hat (rather than a determined effort to eat it), Huck has a crisis of conscience. Can anything deter this goat from his gastronomical bliss?

For fans of Skippyjon Jones and Click, Clack, Moo comes an all-purpose, year-round kid-pleaser that will have kids shouting, laughing, and clapping along. This goofy goat also advocates a subtle lesson in setting aside your own desires for the greater good of others. With a heart to rival his appetite (and that's a BIG appetite!), Huck is not to be missed.

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About the Author

Sean Taylor is the multiple-award- winning author of When a Monster Is Born. He splits his time between England and Brazil.

Peter H. Reynolds is the bestselling illustrator of Someday and Little Boy, among many other award-winning picture books. He lives in Needham, Massachusetts.