It is time to play a Wild Card! Every now and then, a book that I have chosen to read is going to pop up as a FIRST Wild Card Tour. Get dealt into the game! (Just click the button!) Wild Card Tours feature an author and his/her book's FIRST chapter!
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I was absolutely enchanted by this book, as were my children, and I thought it was wonderful how it went into different body parts and yet the rhyming flowed so well, the illustrations are fantastic and the kids loved it. It was so fun to read that I will be doing it repeatedly :-) A great gift idea and addition to your family library!
Today's Wild Card author is:
and his/her book:
WaterBrook Press (August 19, 2008)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dandi Daley Mackall has published more than 400 books for children and adults, with more than 3 million combined copies sold. She is the author of WaterBrook’s two other delightful Dandilion Rhymes books, A Gaggle of Geese & A Clutter of Cats and The Blanket Show. A popular keynote speaker at conferences and Young Author events, Mackall lives in rural Ohio with her husband, three children, and a menagerie of horses, dogs, and cats.
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ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR:
David Hohn is an award-winning illustrator who graduated with honors from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He has worked as both a staff artist and an art director for a children’s software company in Portland, Oregon, a position which led to his art directing an award-winning project for Fisher-Price. Hohn’s recent projects include Lisa Tawn Bergren’s God Gave Us Christmas.
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List Price: $9.99
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Hardcover: 40 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press (August 19, 2008)
AND NOW...THE FIRST CHAPTER: