The Wednesday Surprise (Hardcover)

By Eve Bunting, Donald Carrick (Illustrator)

Clarion Books, 9780899197210, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 20, 1989

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/1/1989)
Prebound (1/1/1989)
Prebound (1/1/1989)

List Price: 17.99*
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Anna and Grandma are planning a surprise for Dad's birthday. Dad thinks he has received all his presents, but Grandma stands up and gives him the best one of all: she reads aloud the stories that Anna has taught her.

About the Author

Eve Bunting has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere. She lives in Southern California.

Donald Carrick has illustrated many children's books. He lives in Edgartown, Massachusetts.

Praise For The Wednesday Surprise

"A plug for literacy is just the bonus; the real focus is on the lessons old and young share when they learn to read each other's hearts." School Library Journal, Starred