Leroy Ninker Saddles Up

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Leroy Ninker Saddles Up
Written by Kate DiCamillo
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ISBN-10: 0763680125
ISBN-13: 9780763680121
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Leroy Ninker Saddles Up
Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One

author: Kate DiCamillo
illustrator: Chris Van Dusen

series name:
Tales from Deckawoo Drive

Yippie-i-oh! Saddle up for the first in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from Kate DiCamillo’s New York Times best-selling Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse—until he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it's love at first sight. Join Leroy, Maybelline, and everyone's favorite porcine wonder, Mercy, for some hilarious and heartfelt horsing around on Deckawoo Drive.

“DiCamillo effortlessly slips back into the comfortable rhythms of Mercy’s world, infusing every chapter with subdued wit, warmth, and heart.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$5.99 / $7.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763680125 /  9780763680121
on sale date:
08/2015
type/format:
Fiction - First Chapter Book / Paperback
age range:
6 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
96 / 5 3/8" x 7 15/16"
grade range:
Grade 1 - Grade 4
 
subjects:
Animals; Humorous Stories; Social Issues; Westerns;
author’s comments:
Kate DiCamillo, the author of six books about Mercy Watson, is the beloved and renowned author of many books for young readers, including Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures and The Tale of Despereaux, both of which won Newbery Medals. In 2014 she was named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. She lives in Minneapolis.
illustrator’s comments:
Chris Van Dusen is the author-illustrator of The Circus Ship and King Hugo’s Huge Ego, and the illustrator of all six books about Mercy Watson. He lives in Maine.
 
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