The Adventures of Granny Clearwater & Little Critter (Hardcover)
Christy Ottaviano Books-Henry Holt and Compan, 9780805078992, 32pp.
Publication Date: October 12, 2010
The Clearwater family is heading west in their covered wagon. But when Granny and Little Critter are accidentally thrown from the back, they are suddenly on their own. Full of determination and armed with a taste for adventure, the plucky pair set out to find the rest of the Clearwater clan. On the way, they catch an infamous thief, deliver mail on a pony express, and pan for gold to name just a few of Granny and Little Critter's daring feats. Set in the Wild West circa 1800s, here's a larger-than-life story about a fearsome duo.
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Praise For The Adventures of Granny Clearwater & Little Critter…
“Whoo-hoo for this rollicking ride!” --Kirkus Reviews, STARRED review
“This is a wonderful tall tale, told with plenty of humor and enhanced by colorful collage illustrations.” --School Library Journal
“Part tall tale, part history lesson, Holt’s latest picture-book adventure features lots of homespun humor and playful language.” --BCCB