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Happy Birthday, Maine

Lynn Plourde, Mark Scott Ricketts (Illustrator)


List Price: 18.95*
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Maine is turning 200 and Paul Bunyan and his friend Moose want to throw a party as big as they are. With the help of their friends they plan a spectacular bash and invite every Mainer, as well as anyone from away who would like to attend. Culminating in a grand celebration, this book, weaving in elements of Maine facts and history, is itself a bicentennial celebration of Maine that will help the youngest readers come to love this special place.

Down East Books, 9781608937110, 40pp.

Publication Date: March 5, 2020

About the Author

Lynn Plourde is the author of more than thirty children's books including Baby Bear's Not Hibernating, Moose, of Course, and Lost Trail. Her books have received numerous awards, including a Lupine Honor, Maine Student Book Award, Maine Literary Award, and Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award. She lives in Winthrop, Maine. Mark Scott Ricketts is a Maine-based illustrator who has enjoyed national success in advertising, graphic novels, and comic books, including as author of several Iron Man comics. He lives in Bangor, Maine.