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Mercy Watson Fights Crime

Written by Kate DiCamillo & illustrated by Chris Van Dusen
Book #3 in the Mercy Watson Series
Published by Candlewick
Goodreads Rating - 4.2 / 5.0
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Mercy’s back for a third rollicking adventure!

Leroy Ninker is a small man with a big dream: he wants to be a cowboy, but for now he’s just a thief. In fact, Leroy is robbing the Watsons’ kitchen right this minute! As he drags the toaster across the counter – screeeeeech – and drops it into his bag – clannngggg – little does he know that a certain large pig who loves toast with a great deal of butter is stirring from sleep. Even less could he guess that comedy of errors (not to mention the buttery sweets in his pocket) will soon lead this little man on the wild and raucous rodeo ride he’s always dreamed of! Nosy neighbors, astonished firemen, a puzzled policeman, and the ever-doting Watsons return for a new tongue-in-snout adventure about Kate DiCamillo’s delightfully single-minded pig.

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Who Wrote Mercy Watson Fights Crime

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Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo is the celebrated author of many books for children, including Flora & Ulysses and The Tale of Despereaux, both of which received Newbery Medals. A former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, she lives in Minneapolis

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Who Illustrated Mercy Watson Fights Crime

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Chris Van Dusen

Chris Van Dusen is the author-illustrator of many books for young readers, including The Circus Ship and Hattie & Hudson, and the illustrator of the Mercy Watson and Deckawoo Drive series. He lives in Maine.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780763625900
Publication Date:
August 22, 2006
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0763625906

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