One Fine Trade (Hardcover)

By Bobbi Miller, Will Hillenbrand (Illustrator)

Holiday House, 9780823418367, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 26, 2009

List Price: 16.95*
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George Piney Woods, the best peddler who ever lived, wants to make a trade for a silver dollar so his daughter can buy a wedding dress. After several transactions, he finally succeeds with one fine trade.

About the Author

Bobbi Miller is a children's book author who has five degrees in writing, two at the graduate level. She loves exploring the American landscape and spinning tall tales. Her first historical novel, Big River's Daughter, received wide critical acclaim .She has also written three picture books set in the American landscape, Davy Crockett Gets Hitched, Miss Sally Ann and the Panther, and One Fine Trade, which School Library Journal praised for its "lively language that is full of rhythm and fun to read aloud." A native of Colorado, she now lives in Connecticut. Learn more at

Will Hillenbrand has illustrated a wide range of picture books for children, including many he has written himself. Spring Is Here won the Please Touch Museum Book Award. Kite Day was proclaimed "a winner for story times" in a School Library Journal starred review. Off We Go! was declared "a winner all around" in a Kirkus starred review. Will lives with his wife, Jane Hillenbrand, in Ohio.