Chester (Paperback)

By Mélanie Watt, Mélanie Watt (Illustrator)

Kids Can Press, 9781554534609, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2009

List Price: 8.95*
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Description

Chester is more than a picture book. It is a story told, and retold, by dueling author-illustrators.

Mélanie Watt starts out with the story of a mouse in a house. Then Mélanie's cat, Chester, sends the mouse packing and proceeds to cover the pages with rewrites from his red marker, and the gloves are off.

Mélanie and her mouse won't take Chester's antics lying down. And Chester is obviously a creative powerhouse with confidence to spare. Where will this war of the picture-book makers lead? Is it a one-way ticket to Chesterville, or will Mélanie get her mouse production off the ground?


About the Author

Mélanie Watt is an acclaimed children's book author and illustrator. Her books include the Scaredy Squirrel, Chester and Learning With Animals series, Augustine, Leon the Chameleon and Have I Got a Book for You! She lives near Montreal.

Mélanie Watt is an acclaimed children's book author and illustrator. Her books include the Scaredy Squirrel, Chester and Learning With Animals series, Augustine, Leon the Chameleon and Have I Got a Book for You! She lives near Montreal.



Praise For Chester

Highly Recommended—Kirkus Review, Starred Review

This sidesplitting metafiction offers further proof of Watt's ... extravagantly fresh, cheeky voice.—Publisher's Weekly, Starred Review